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Exploring Frontiers Of The Mind-Brain Relationship
Spiritual Experiences (trance, mediumship, near-death experiences etc.)

Neuroimaging during trance state: a contribution to the study of dissociation

Peres JF, Moreira-Almeida A, Caixeta L, Leao F, Newberg A.

PLoS One. 2012;7(11):e49360


Sociodemographic and anomalous experiences profile in subjects with psychotic and dissociative experiences in religious groups

Menezes A,Alminhana L, Moreira-Almeida A

Revista de Psiquiatria Clínica 2012; 39:203-207


Differential diagnosis between non-pathological psychotic and spiritual experiences and mental disorders: a contribution from Latin American studies to the ICD-11

Moreira-Almeida A, Cardeña E

Rev. Bras. Psiquiatr. 2011, 33 (suppl.1): s21-s28.


Religion, spirituality, and psychosis

Menezes A Jr, Moreira-Almeida A.

Curr Psychiatry Rep. 2010 Jun;12(3):174-9.


The Neurobiology of Trance and Mediumship in Brazil

Hageman, J. H. ; Peres JFP ; Moreira-Almeida, A ; Caixeta, L. ; Wickramasekera II, I. ; Krippner, S.

In: Krippner, S.; Friedman, H.. (Org.). Mysterious Minds: The Neurobiology of Psychics, Mediums and other Extraordinary People. Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger/ ABC Clio, 2010, (p. 85-111).


Differential diagnosis between spiritual experiences and mental disorders of religious content

Menezes Junior, Adair de & Moreira-Almeida, Alexander.

Revista de Psiquiatria Clínica 36(2): 75-82, 2009.


Differentiating spiritual from psychotic experiences

Moreira-Almeida A.

Br J Psychiatry. 2009 Oct;195(4):370-1


Neglected Near-Death Phenomena

Carlos Alvarado

Journal of Near-Death Studies, 24, 131-151.


Survey Of Claimed Encounters With The Dead

Erlendur Haraldsson

Omega, the Journal of Death and Dying, 19(2), 103-113, 1988-9


Psychic Experiences in the Multi-National Human Values Survey

Erlendur Haraldsson & Joop M. Houtkooper

Journal of the American Society for Psychical Research. 85(2), 145-165, 1991.


Three randomly selected cases of Lebanese children who claim memories of a previous life

Erlendur Haraldsson and Majd Abu-Izzedin

Journal of the Society for Psychical Research. 68(2): 65-85, 2004.


Children who speak of past-life experiences: Is there a psychological explanation?

Erlendur Haraldsson

Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory Research and Practice. 76(1): 55-67, 2003.


The Similarity of Features of Reincarnation Type Cases over Many Years: A Third Study

Ian Stevenson and Erlendur Haraldsson

Journal of Scientific Exploration, 17(2):283-289, 2003.


Psychological Characteristics of Children Who Speak of a Previous Life: A Further Field Study in Sri Lanka

Erlendur Haraldsson, Patrick Fowler & Vimala Periyannanpillai

Transcultural Psychiatry, 37, 525-544, 2000.


Irreducible Mind: Toward a Psychology for the 21st Century - Book Review

Alexander Moreira-Almeida & Harold Koenig

Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 196(4):345-6, 2008.


Dissociative and psychotic experiences in Brazilian spiritist mediums

Alexander Moreira-Almeida, Francisco Lotufo Neto, Bruce Greyson.

Psychotherapy and Psychosomomatics 76(1):57-8, 2007.

Erratum in: Psychother Psychosom. ;76(3):185, 2007.


Comparison of Brazilian spiritist mediumship and dissociative identity disorder

Alexander Moreira-Almeida, Francisco Lotufo Neto, Etzel Cardeña.

Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease 196(5):420-4, 2008


Near-death experience: clinical implications

Bruce Greyson

Revista de Psiquiatria Clinica 2007, vol.34, suppl.1, p.116-125


Visionary Spiritual Experiences and Cognitive Aspects of Spiritual Transformation

David J. Hufford

The Global Spiral 9(5), 2008.Metanexus Foundation.