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Unformatted text preview: images Symbolization: Non-literal expression of dream content Secondary Elaboration: Making a dream more logical and adding details while remembering it Perls Views on Dreams Most dreams are a special message about what is missing in our lives, what we avoid doing when awake, or feelings that we need to re-own Dreams fill in gaps in our personal experience Lucid Dreaming Person feels fully awake within the dream and feels capable of normal thought and action Can be used for creative problem-solving Hypnosis Altered state of consciousness characterized by intensely narrowed attention and increased openness to suggestion Mesmer: Believed he could cure diseases by passing magnets over body True animal magnetism (mesmerize means to hypnotize) Must cooperate to become hypnotized...
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