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Spiritism and mental health

Emma Bragdon

Spiritism and mental health

practices from spiritist centers and spiritist psychiatric hospitals in Brazil

by Emma Bragdon

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Published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers in London, Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Spirituality,
  • Mental health,
  • Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by Emma Bragdon ; foreword by James Lake
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC489.S676 S64 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25220145M
    ISBN 109781848190597
    LC Control Number2011007366

      Both Spiritism and Spiritualism believe that spiritual healing has many forms and can have a very positive impact on physical health. Spiritualism existed before Spiritism. Thus, Spiritism can be considered an offshoot of Spiritualism but with a different mission. Spiritism is oriented towards supporting spiritual evolution in concrete ways. The final part of the book explores how we can include Spiritist treatments in our own hospitals and clinics and further research into this dynamic integrative approach to mental health.

      The book Understanding Spiritual and Mental Health, by Divaldo Pereira Franco, documents a lecture given by Divaldo Franco in the US. At the end of his lecture he told a story of a conversation he had with a spirit; "And then the Spirit told me a . “Clinicians who are open to exploring transpersonal aspects of mental health and illness will find “Spiritism and Mental Health” absolutely fascinating. This book will also be of interest to anyone who is exploring the deeper processes and meanings of life and the human condition.” Daniel Benor, M.D.

    She has written several books about Spiritism (click here for more info) and co-produced two films on topics related to spirituality and health. The clip you can see above is from one of the films she co-produced, Spiritism: Bridging Spirituality and Health. Practices from Spiritist Centers and Spiritist Psychiatric Hospitals in Brazil, Spiritism and Mental Health, Melvin Morse, Stanley Krippner, Dean Radin, William Braud, Gerald Magnan, Marlene Nobre, Carlos Appel, Decio Iandoli, Homero Vallada, Linda Russek, Beverly Rubik, Alan Sanderson, Tani Appel, Giancarlo Lucchetti, Alexander Moreira Almeida, Allan Wallace, Mario Sergio Silveira, Gelson.


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It comes as a surprise, therefore, to discover that sophisticated, effective healing traditions exist in other cultures that are based on a different approach.

Spiritism and Mental Health is a marvelous introduction to the Brazilian Spiritist tradition.5/5(8). Spiritism and Mental Health is a most needed textbook for all who really care for the advancements in mental health!.

Bragdon very insightfully invited some of the experts in the field of mental health and spirituality to share their successful approach in combining traditional medicine and the Spiritist 5/5(8).

In Spiritism and Mental Health, psychotherapist Dr. Emma Bragdon, a renowned author and expert on Kardec's Spiritism, assesses the importance of including Spiritism and mental health book spiritual aspects of human existence in mental health : Using a critical evidence-based and interdisciplinary approach to contemporary mental health practice, Swinton explores the therapeutic significance of spirituality from the perspectives of both carers and service-users, looking at mental health problems such as psychotic disorder and depression, Alzheimer's disease and bipolar by:   Considering the ways in which Spiritism aligns with contemporary science, they show that the Spiritist model has the potential to bring about a positive transformation in the ways in which mental health care is conceptualized and delivered around the globe.

The book also shows how spiritism in Brazil is a living practice in Brazil, having a significant impact on health and healing of a lot of people. And thirdly, the book provides ample eye-witness, reporter-style descriptions of the organization and functioning in four spiritist centers in Brazil.

With a lot of impressing stories/5(9). Spiritism and Mental Health: Practices from Spiritist Centers and Spiritist Collection of Selected Prayers: Devotion Manual a Spiritualist Prayer Guide In a special sense, "THE SPIRITS' BOOK" contains the doctrine or theory of spiritism; in a general sense, it appertains to the spiritualist school, of which it presents one of the phases.

The definitive guide to Spiritism and its applications in mental health. Emma Bragdon's comprehensive and well-researched book demonstrates the power and increasing application of Spiritism in this crucial field. This book has closed a huge gap in the understanding of the relationship between the spiritual world, our world and mental health/5(9).

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It is also a look at how consciousness-based research is transforming scientific medicine in /5(5). The final part of the book explores how Spiritist centers and psychiatric hospitals are established and financed, with specific examples from Brazil and the USA. Providing important new insights into the rich tradition of Brazilian Spiritism, this authoritative text will be of interest to mental health professionals, counselors, therapists and Brand: Jessica Kingsley Publishers.

-- Klaus Heinemann, Ph.D., Physicist and author Spiritism and Mental Health is a heartfelt paradigm-expanding glimpse into the future of mental health care. This book's incredibly rich assortment of articles may seem off-puttingly esoteric at first glance, but the 26 chapters provide a comprehensive an.

Klaus Heinemann, Ph.D., Physicist and author'Evidence that intuition and inner knowing has a central role in mental health care is keenly substantiated in this ground-breaking book on Spiritism. Brazilian Spiritist medical doctors contribute chapters revealing the rich year old history of spiritual treatments used in Brazilian community centers and psychiatric hospitals.

Spiritism and mental health: practices from spiritist centers and spiritist psychiatric hospitals in Brazil edited by Emma Bragdon; foreword by James Lake. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (alk. paper) 1. Mental health--Brazil--Religious aspects.

Spirituality--Brazil. Bragdon, Emma. RC The final part of the book explores how Spiritist centers and psychiatric hospitals are established and financed, with specific examples from Brazil and the USA.

Providing important new insights into the rich tradition of Brazilian Spiritism, this authoritative text will be of interest to mental health professionals, counselors, therapists and.

The final part of the book explores how Spiritist centers and psychiatric hospitals are established and financed, with specific examples from Brazil and the USA.

Providing important new insights into the rich tradition of Brazilian Spiritism, this authoritative text will be of interest to mental health professionals, counselors, therapists and Brand: Jessica Kingsley Publishers. The introduction to the philosophy of Spiritism is presented in a clear, easy to understand manner.

The description of the methods for healing used over more than years demonstrate that Brazil has developed an effective model of integrative health care. The author spent half of each year,in Brazil studying these centers and. Spiritism and Mental Health Spiritism and Mental Health The editor describes the book as ‘the first comprehensive account of the philosophy, theory, practical applications, and wider relevance of Spiritist therapies to be published in the English language’.

The history, principles and the diagnostic methods of this approach to mental health are described. Spiritism Collaborative and Indigenous Mental Health Therapy: A Book Review Collaborative Mental Health Therapy: A Book Review This book explores a living collaboration between a traditional Mãori healer in New Zealand and a clinical psychiatrist.

There are about 50 Spiritist psychiatric hospitals in Brazil, utilizing an integrative approach to recovery, stressing the spiritual alongside physical and emotional therapies that address the true causes of imbalance.

Energy passes, similar to healing touch, are central to the healing and health .Description of the book "Spiritism and Mental Health: Practices from Spiritist Centers and Spiritist Psychiatric Hospitals in Brazil": Practiced in community centers and psychiatric hospitals throughout Brazil, Spiritist therapies are gaining increasing recognition internationally for their ability to complement conventional medicine.

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