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Professor Shelley R Adler - Sleep Paralysis: Night-mares, Nocebos, and the Mind-Body Connection (Studies in Medical Anthropology) - 9780813548869 - V9780813548869
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Sleep Paralysis: Night-mares, Nocebos, and the Mind-Body Connection (Studies in Medical Anthropology)

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Description for Sleep Paralysis: Night-mares, Nocebos, and the Mind-Body Connection (Studies in Medical Anthropology) Paperback. Series: Studies in Medical Anthropology. Num Pages: 192 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: MMZS. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 12. Weight in Grams: 263.
Sleep Paralysis explores a distinctive form of nocturnal fright: the night-mare, or incubus. In its original meaning a night-mare was the nocturnal visit of an evil being that threatened to press the life out of its victim. Today, it is known as sleep paralysis-a state of consciousness between sleep and wakefulness, when you are unable to move or speak and may experience vivid and often frightening hallucinations. Culture, history, and biology intersect to produce this terrifying sleep phenomenon. Although a relatively common experience across cultures, it is rarely recognized or understood in the contemporary United States. ... Read more

Product Details

Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Publisher
Rutgers University Press
Condition
New
Series
Studies in Medical Anthropology
Number of Pages
192
Place of Publication
New Brunswick, NJ, United States
ISBN
9780813548869
SKU
V9780813548869
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