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Energy therapy for people with addictions

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dc.contributor.advisor Edwards, S.D.
dc.contributor.author Kelaiditis, Dimitri Dorian
dc.date.accessioned 2011-12-12T09:31:49Z
dc.date.available 2011-12-12T09:31:49Z
dc.date.issued 2009
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10530/968
dc.description Submitted in part fulfillment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Arts in CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY at the University of Zululand, South Africa, 2009. en_US
dc.description.abstract This study documents the journey of five addicted individuals who practice energy-based healing interventions over a period of four months, and provides an in-depth understanding of the embodied meaning of addictive and non-addictive being-in-the-world. The design of the study is qualitative and proceeds from an existential- phenomenological perspective whereby the data is collected through unstructured pre and post intervention interviews. Addiction is reformulated in terms of the flow of energy within and without the subtle energy system of the human body, and viewed largely from the chakra system of traditional Indian healing. The addicted person is thus perceived as a resonating node of the universe through which energy exchanges freely and fluidly or constrictedly and addictively. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject Existential-phenomenology en_US
dc.subject Addicted individuals en_US
dc.title Energy therapy for people with addictions en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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