Their first child, born inwas a boy named Paul who survived only a few days. Preiswerk was antistesthe title given to the head of the Reformed clergy in the city, as well as a Hebraistauthor and editor, who taught Paul Jung as his professor of Hebrew at Basel University. Emilie Jung was an eccentric and depressed woman; she spent considerable time in her bedroom where she said that spirits visited her at night. He reported that one night he saw a faintly luminous and indefinite figure coming from her room with a head detached from the neck and floating in the air in front of the body.
Nevertheless, some Jungians maintain that The shadow contains, besides the personal shadow, the shadow of society A conversation with an aspect of the shadow may indicate that one is concerned with conflicting desires or intentions. Identification with a despised figure may mean that one has an unacknowledged difference from the character, a difference which could point to a rejection of the illuminating qualities of ego-consciousness.
These examples refer to just two of many possible roles that the shadow may adopt and are not general guides to interpretation.
Also, it can be difficult to identify characters in dreams—"all the contents are blurred and merge into one another Jung also made the suggestion of there being more than one layer making up the shadow. The top layers contain the meaningful flow and manifestations of direct personal experiences.
These are made unconscious in the individual by such things as the change of attention from one thing to another, simple forgetfulness, or a repression. Underneath these idiosyncratic layers, however, are the archetypes which form the psychic contents of all human experiences.
Jung described this deeper layer as "a psychic activity which goes on independently of the conscious mind and is not dependent even on the upper layers of the unconscious—untouched, and perhaps untouchable—by personal experience" Campbell Encounter with[ edit ] The eventual encounter with the shadow plays a central part in the process of individuation.
Jung considered that "the course of individuation Its signposts and milestones are various archetypal symbols" marking its stages; and of these "the first stage leads to the experience of the SHADOW". As the process continues, and "the libido leaves the bright upper world Nevertheless, Jung remained of the opinion that while "no one should deny the danger of the descent Assimilation of[ edit ] Enantiodromia launches a different perspective.
It integrates the unconscious"  —reincorporates the shadow into the personality, producing a stronger, wider consciousness than before. The Cambridge Companion to Jung. Wyn Roberts, Dr A. A guide to compassionate, person-centred care c.
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The Shadow in America. Edited by William Booth. The Portable Jung, Translated by R.Probably the best one-volume English language summary of Jung's thought Stein develops the cartographical metaphor of the title by beginning with the "surface" (ego) of the psyche and exploring successively more complex areas, including complexes, libido thoery, shadow, "anima/us," the self, individuation, and synchronicity.
The Jung Page provides a wealth of educational resources related to C.G. Jung and depth psychology.
The Collected Works of C. G. Jung is a book series containing the first collected edition, in English translation, of the major writings of Swiss psychiatrist Carl Gustav regardbouddhiste.com volumes were edited and translated from the original German by Gerhard Adler and R.F.C.
Hull, occasionally with assistance from regardbouddhiste.com were not written by Jung as books, but are collections of papers, essays. by Adrienne Erin. Carl Jung’s contributions to the field of psychology still impact how psychologists, psychiatrists and other mental health workers perform their work today.
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