Analytical Psychology

Skeletons in the Closet

George L. Vergolias interrogates the implicit, lost meaning of the word closet through an investigation of the word’s etymology. In so doing, Vergolias discovers both the authentic, fluid meaning of the self (i.e. it is not ego-centered) and its capacity for transcendence.

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The Physiology of Type (Part 3)

In part three of three part series, Dr. Benziger posits the possible etiology of Prolonged Adaptation Stress Syndrome (PASS), suggesting that a Falsification of Type induces the condition. Benziger outlines a myriad of symptoms associated with the disease, and reviews the consequences in light of modern medicine and knowledge of physiology.    

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Decent Into Darkness

Through a careful analysis of the original meaning of two esoteric folktales, psychoanalyst Patrick Tummon and psychiatrist David Kibel demonstrate that a "modernization" of Jung's archetypal theory provides a powerful paradigm which unifies the findings of disparate areas of research in psychology, namely evolutionary psychology, attachment theory, and cognitive development.

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The Physiology of Type (Part 1)

Katherine Benziger identifies the neurological/physiological underpinnings of Jung’s psychological types. Typological behavior (i.e. Extroversion or Introversion) is associated with elements of human physiology.

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The Trinity Site

Donald Williams meditates on his visit to the Trinity Site in New Mexico, the location of the explosion of the first atomic bomb, and describes his trip through the surrounding desert with Tim, a student of biology at the University of New Mexico.

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