Medical anthropological investigation as to the effect of supportive semi-therapeutic sessions on reorganization of embodied experience, sensory awareness, and split selves - Dr. K. Miyasaka
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The purpose of this investigation is: ...
The purpose of this investigation is:
- a new pathway to medical anthropology of split selves as found in shamanistic s?ances, and psychiatric disorders, with relevance ot self-help group settings.
In particular, the effect of small-group semi-therapeutic sessions as observed in Urakawa Bethel house will be discussed with reference to "cultural personhood.“
This work was presented during the II Workshop on Medical Anthropology in Rome, on October 14th - 15th 2011
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