Helping at the Edges of Life: Perspectives of a Psychedelic Therapist

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Article presenting a case history of a 70 year old man treated with psychedelic psychotherapy for depression, anxiety, and pain associated with terminal cancer. Interpersonal and intrapersonal aspects of treatment following a single 90 mg dose of dipropyltryptamine (DPT) are described. Comparisons are made between transpersonal, mystical, and religious elements in psychedelic drug experiences and near-death experiences.

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149-161 p. ; 23 cm.

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Yensen, Richard Spring 1988.

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Article presenting a case history of a 70 year old man treated with psychedelic psychotherapy for depression, anxiety, and pain associated with terminal cancer. Interpersonal and intrapersonal aspects of treatment following a single 90 mg dose of dipropyltryptamine (DPT) are described. Comparisons are made between transpersonal, mystical, and religious elements in psychedelic drug experiences and near-death experiences.

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149-161 p. ; 23 cm.

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  • Journal of Near-Death Studies, 6(3), Human Sciences Press, Spring 1988, pp. 149-161

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  • OCLC: 14781775 | External Link
  • ISSN: 0891-4494
  • Library of Congress Control Number: 88-648131
  • Library of Congress Control Number: sn 86-2701
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metadc799023

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  • Publication Title: Journal of Near-Death Studies
  • Volume: 6
  • Issue: 3
  • Pages: 149-161

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Journal of Near-Death Studies

The Journal of Near-Death Studies is a scholarly peer-reviewed journal devoted to the field of near-death studies. It is published on a quarterly basis by the International Association for Near-Death Studies. The Journal began publication in 1982 under the name Anabiosis which was changed to its current title in 1986 with the start of Volume 6.

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Journal of Near-Death Studies, Volume 6, Number 3, Spring 1988

Quarterly journal publishing papers related to near-death experiences, including research reports; theoretical or conceptual statements; expressions of a scientific, philosophic, religious, or historical perspective on the study of near-death experiences; cross-cultural studies; individual case histories; and personal accounts of experiences or related phenomena.

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Yensen, Richard. Helping at the Edges of Life: Perspectives of a Psychedelic Therapist, article, Spring 1988; New York, New York. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc799023/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .