Download PDF by Beatriz Caiuby Labate,Clancy Cavnar: The Therapeutic Use of Ayahuasca

By Beatriz Caiuby Labate,Clancy Cavnar

This e-book provides a sequence of views at the healing power of the ritual and scientific use of the Amazonian hallucinogenic brew ayahuasca within the remedy and administration of assorted ailments and illnesses, specially its function in mental future health and substance dependence. Biomedical and anthropological info at the use of ayahuasca for treating melancholy, PTSD, and substance dependence in numerous settings, corresponding to indigenous contexts, neo-shamanic rituals, modern healing circles, and in ayahuasca religions, in either South and North the USA, are provided and critiqued. even though a number of anecdotal stories at the healing use of ayahuasca exist, there was no systematic and dense mirrored image at the subject up to now. The publication brings the healing use of ayahuasca to a brand new point of public exam and educational debate. The texts during this quantity stimulate dialogue on methodological, moral, and political facets of analysis and may increase the improvement of this emergent box of studies.

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