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Pubblicato nel numero: Year XXXVI July – December 2008 – Number 64
Parole chiave: Neurosciences, Dream, Cultural psychiatry, Trance, Transcultural aspects
Dreams and transcultural psychiatry: the inner images and the construction of knowledge
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Summary. The integration of Neuroscience and Transcultural Psychiatry is an useful method to study the complexity of those phenomena such as the function of dreaming in the theory of knowledge. Through the analysis of dreams we can better study the notion of “normal” and “superior” states of consciousness, trance, mysticism, religious inspiration and visions during the watch.