Asklepian Dreaming and the Spirit of Transformational Healing: Linking the Placebo Response to Therapeutic Uses of Self

Collins, Mick (2013) Asklepian Dreaming and the Spirit of Transformational Healing: Linking the Placebo Response to Therapeutic Uses of Self. Journal of Religion and Health, 52 (1). pp. 32-45. ISSN 0022-4197

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Abstract

Asklepian medicine – as an archetype of healing – was underpinned by therapeutic uses of self, which, if understood, could be beneficial to modern healthcare. It is being proposed in this article that therapeutic uses of self from instrumental, authentic and transpersonal perspectives could support the process of endogenous healing. Such therapeutic uses of self could play a pivotal role in activating and enhancing the potential for placebo responses, with spiritual significance

Item Type: Article
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences > Allied Health Professions
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Depositing User: Pure Connector
Date Deposited: 23 Sep 2016 23:01
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2020 16:19
URI: https://ueaeprints.uea.ac.uk/id/eprint/59704
DOI: 10.1007/s10943-012-9614-9

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