Publisher: Collins & Brown; (May 28, 2003)
Genre: How To
Paperback: 272 pp
March 4, 2004
Interpreted is a mystical, as well as scientific view into the world of dreams. Using research gathered by several psychological
dream experts, Dr. Tornay explains how to gain insight into self and others. Through four main theories, developed by Freud,
Jung, Gestalt, and phenomenology.
The views developed
by these researches range from dreams representing subconscious sexual aggression, desires, and fears to simply another state
of once awareness and expression.
to theories on interpretation of dreams this author defines the different stages of sleep along with the significance of their
importance in maintaining a healthy mental balance.
With the use
of vivid illustrations, charts, graphs, questionnaires, and scenarios from actual real life dreamers this book makes it possible
for analysis of many types of dreams.
of the word every always causes an exception, this is the mystery portion of dream interpretation. Perception of the
analyzer, meaning the same dream may be perceived differently depending on which theory used and the dreamer. Recommended
as adjunct in psychotherapy, counseling, and any individuals in search of self-enlightenment.
Reviewed by Juanita Reynolds