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The Psychology of Meditation

Michael A. West

Abstract

Meditation is becoming a daily practice for more and more people, and is used by clinical psychologists, counsellors, and therapists to heal themselves and their clients. This book provides a psychological appraisal of meditation, summarizing fifteen years of psychological research in the area, signposting new research and theoretical directions. The contributors are among international writers and researchers on the psychology of meditation. This collection represents an overview of research in the field. Readers will also gain knowledge of medi ... More

Keywords: meditation, clinical psychologists, counsellors, therapists, psychology of meditation, human behaviour

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1990 Print ISBN-13: 9780198521945
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2012 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198521945.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Michael A. West, editor
University of Sheffield