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Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

William Richards

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Sacred Knowledge is the first well-documented, sophisticated account of the effect of psychedelics on biological processes, human consciousness, and revelatory religious experiences. Based on nearly ... More


The Death and Rebirth of Psychedelic Research

William A. Richards and G. William Barnard

in Sacred Knowledge: Psychedelics and Religious Experiences

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780231174060
eISBN:
9780231540919
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231174060.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Psychopharmacology

Past and present history of research with major psychedelic drugs. Present authorized and unauthorized use.


An Annotated Bibliography of Evidence for Diagnostic-Specific Psychosocial and Psychopharmacological Interventions

Barbara J. Burns, Scott N. Compton, Helen L. Egger, Elizabeth M. Z. Farmer, and Elizabeth B. Robertson

in Community Treatment for Youth: Evidence-Based Interventions for Severe Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2009
ISBN:
9780195134575
eISBN:
9780199864065
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195134575.003.0011
Subject:
Social Work, Health and Mental Health, Communities and Organizations

This chapter presents the evidence base for clinic and school-based interventions for four common childhood disorders or related symptom patterns: attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), ... More


Effective Interventions for Students With Autism and Asperger’s Syndrome

Michelle S. Ballan and Karen S. Hoban

in The School Practitioner’s Concise Companion to Mental Health

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
April 2010
ISBN:
9780195370584
eISBN:
9780199893430
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195370584.003.0009
Subject:
Social Work, Children and Families

This chapter discusses interventions for school-aged children with autism spectrum disorders (ASDs). These include: applied behavior analysis, a discipline devoted to understanding the function ... More


Investigating the role of the noradrenergic system in human cognition

Sander Nieuwenhuis and Marieke Jepma

in Decision Making, Affect, and Learning: Attention and Performance XXIII

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2011
ISBN:
9780199600434
eISBN:
9780191725623
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199600434.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter discusses recent progress made in the development and validation of non-invasive measures and methods for investigating noradrenergic function in humans. These methods include functional ... More


Expanding Our Conceptualization of the Therapeutic: Toward a Suitable Theoretical Framework for the Study of Cultural Psychiatries

Joseph D. Calabrese

in A Different Medicine: Postcolonial Healing in the Native American Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199927722
eISBN:
9780199345670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927722.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter outlines the interdisciplinary theoretical perspective used in the study. It attempts to develop a conceptual framework broad enough for the study of multiple paths of normal human ... More


Neuroscience of Creativity

Oshin Vartanian, Adam S. Bristol, and James C. Kaufman (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019583
eISBN:
9780262314695
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019583.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This volume offers a comprehensive overview of the latest neuroscientific approaches to the scientific study of creativity. In chapters that progress logically from neurobiological fundamentals to ... More


Neuropsychopharmacology and Cognition

David Q. Beversdorf

in The Roots of Cognitive Neuroscience: Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780195395549
eISBN:
9780199369201
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195395549.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Neuropsychology

In Behavioral Neurology and Neuropsychology, one typically thinks of localization studies involving focal lesions of the brain or functional neuroimaging. One also thinks of the understanding of the ... More


A Professional Apprentice

W. Andrew Achenbaum

in Robert N. Butler, MD: Visionary of Healthy Aging

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164429
eISBN:
9780231535328
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164429.003.0003
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

Robert Butler decided to become a gero-psychiatrist, an unusual career choice in the 1950s given that very few psychiatrists were interested in mental illnesses afflicting the aged. But far from ... More


Neuropsychedelia: The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain

Nicolas Langlitz

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274815
eISBN:
9780520954908
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274815.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

Neuropsychedelia examines the revival of psychedelic science since the “Decade of the Brain.” After the breakdown of this previously prospering area of psychopharmacology, in the wake of clashes ... More


Exploiting Vulnerable Citizens: Drug Testing and the Mentally Ill

Carl Elliott and Emma Bedor Hiland

in Biocitizenship: The Politics of Bodies, Governance, and Power

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781479845194
eISBN:
9781479846306
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479845194.003.0007
Subject:
Sociology, Health, Illness, and Medicine

The mentally ill are a highly vulnerable population, but remain remarkably easy for pharmaceutical researchers to exploit. When the US Congress passed the National Research Act in 1974, it was ... More


The Peyote Ceremony: Psychopharmacology, Ritual Process, and Experiences of Healing

Joseph D. Calabrese

in A Different Medicine: Postcolonial Healing in the Native American Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199927722
eISBN:
9780199345670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927722.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents an analysis of the symbolism and ritual process of the Peyote Ceremony of the Native American Church, which involves a dialectic between therapeutic emplotment and consciousness ... More


Decolonizing Our Understandings of the Normal and the Therapeutic

Joseph D. Calabrese

in A Different Medicine: Postcolonial Healing in the Native American Church

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199927722
eISBN:
9780199345670
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199927722.003.0009
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

The book ends with a call for understanding of the richness and diversity of human approaches to health and healing, including ritual approaches, and for decolonizing our understandings of the normal ... More


Neuropsychopharmacology as Spiritual Technology

Nicolas Langlitz

in Neuropsychedelia: The Revival of Hallucinogen Research since the Decade of the Brain

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780520274815
eISBN:
9780520954908
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520274815.003.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

The introductory chapter, “Neuropsychopharmacology as Spiritual Technology,” situates the following historical and ethnographic account of the revival of hallucinogen research in a contemporary ... More


The role of pharmacogenetics in the treatment of depression

Airiss R Chan, Ilona Gorbovskaya, and Daniel J Müller

in Genes, brain, and emotions: Interdisciplinary and Translational Perspectives

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780198793014
eISBN:
9780191834745
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198793014.003.0027
Subject:
Neuroscience, Development, Disorders of the Nervous System

Antidepressants are the primary form of pharmacotherapy in the treatment of depression and anxiety, however they have been known to vary widely in response and cause undesirable adverse effects among ... More


Mental Health Problems of Deaf Children and Adolescents: An Overview

Tiejo van Gent and Ines Sleeboom-van Raaij

in Diversity in Deaf Education

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
June 2016
ISBN:
9780190493073
eISBN:
9780190607838
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190493073.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

The rate of mental health difficulties is increased in deaf children and adolescents compared with the general population, according to most studies. Many factors have been associated with the risk ... More


Cognitive Enhancement: A South African Perspective

Dan J. Stein

in Cognitive Enhancement: Ethical and Policy Implications in International Perspectives

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780199396818
eISBN:
9780199396825
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199396818.003.0007
Subject:
Philosophy, General, Moral Philosophy

The majority of the global literature in psychiatry and psychology has focused on Western, educated, industrialized, rich, and democratic (WEIRD) regions. This chapter considers the issue of ... More


Whither the Negro Psyche: Integration and Its Aftermath, 1945–1970

Martin Summers

in Madness in the City of Magnificent Intentions

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
August 2019
ISBN:
9780190852641
eISBN:
9780190060138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190852641.003.0010
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine, American History: 20th Century

This chapter covers the desegregation of the hospital’s wards in the 1950s. It begins by examining the emergence of a universalist turn within psychiatry that rejected earlier assumptions about the ... More


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