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    I'm looking for psychiatry papers on dreams and the unconscious mind. Jung is the obvious author, but I was wondering if anyone recently had come across anything?

    It's for a novel I'm writing.
    • CommentAuthorJiveKitty
    • CommentTimeJan 17th 2010
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    I've got a couple which may be of interest. I'll link the abstracts:

    http://www.britannica.com/bps/additionalcontent/18/31561096/Dreams-Without-Disguise-The-SelfEvident-Nature-of-Dreams
    http://www.informaworld.com/smpp/content~content=a913857034~db=all~jumptype=rss

    I can email PDFs if you're interested and don't have some way of accessing them.
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    I have a feeling this thread will be extremely helpful in a novel that I am writing as well, for I also sought material of a similar nature. Namely, reverse- engineering dreams. I may have just made that up.
    Thanks for the links, JiveKitty.
    • CommentAuthoratavistian
    • CommentTimeJan 18th 2010 edited
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    UC Berkeley just uploaded audio lectures comprising an entire course from the past semester on the Psychology of Dreams. You can stream it off their site or download it via iTunesU.

    The APA has a journal devoted entirely to dreams named Dreaming. Abstracts are freely viewable.

    There's...a lot of material out there. And a lot of work has been done since Jung, but he's an excellent and important foundation. You're better off focusing on his publications dated 1908 and after, when his split with Freud was developing in earnest. I'm pretty sure Psychology of the Unconscious is available entirely free via Google Books or the Barnes and Noble eReader.

    He also talks a bit of smack about Freud in his introduction to the volume Man and his Symbols, which he edited. It's worth a read if only because you can tell the bitterness between them and the way Freud is framed is sort of amusing.
    • CommentAuthorVerissimus
    • CommentTimeJan 18th 2010
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    Emmmm...is this too obvious?

    Of course it's fashionable to talk smack about Freud these days, but he's still the guy who gave the boulder that push down the cliff.
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    I'm looking for psychiatry papers on dreams and the unconscious mind. Jung is the obvious author, but I was wondering if anyone recently had come across anything?


    Just to be pedantic, they'd be analytical psychology (if Jungian) or psychoanalysis (if Freudian) papers, not psychiatry papers.

    Freud and Jung are certainly the key sources for anything about dreams and the unconscious. I work for a publishing company that publishes a lot in this area - but I have no qualification/knowledge of the subject itself.
    • CommentAuthoradrian r
    • CommentTimeJan 18th 2010 edited
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    Freud and Jung are certainly the key sources for anything about dreams and the unconscious.


    There's some good gestalt work too. I went to a brilliant workshop where we explored dreams using gestalt methods that overlap into drama therapy. Email me if you want details: adrian at youdothatvoodoo dot com.

    www.youdothatvoodoo.com -- dreamy writing goodness
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      CommentAuthorDoc Ocassi
    • CommentTimeJan 18th 2010
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    It may not be exactly what you are looking for but I found Julian Jaynes - The Origin of Consciousness in the Breakdown of the Bicameral Mind very interesting, with regard to what the unconscious may or may not be.

    Note though, I am a layperson in this subject.
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    Gee, I hope Joshua is getting as much as I am out of this thread, since he's the one that posted the query.
    This is great! The flood of information is going to be quite a thrill to dig through come morning. Not kidding.