religious experience and the brain

Dr Ray dr.ray at ix.netcom.com
Sun Jan 8 04:14:33 EST 1995


In <ddarwin.7.0015B061 at icon.net> ddarwin at icon.net (chuck easttom) 
writes: 

>
>It is fascinating the linkage between neurophysiology and mental 
activities.  
>Many of my recent readings have been on research indicating that 
religious/awe 
>experience can be traced to temporal lobe activity.  Any one wishing to 
>discuss this further, or who has data, please contact me.
>
>ddarwin at icon.net
>
Overreligioussness has been considered by some psychiatrists to be a 
form of obssessive-compulsive disorder often successfully treated by 
prozac or another SSRI.




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