Spring 2010 Vol. 20, No. 1 Special Edition: Psychedelics, Death and Dying

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2 Letter from MAPS President Rick Doblin, Ph.D.
3 Letter from the Editor David Jay Brown, M.A.
6 Cultivating Compassion and Fearlessness in the Presence of Death: An Interview with Roshi Joan Halifax David Jay Brown, M.A.
9 The Experience of Death and Dying: Psychological, Philosophical, and Spiritual Aspects Stanislav Grof, M.D., Ph.D.
14 A Conversation with Stanislav Grof, M.D., Ph.D. David Jay Brown, M.A.
15 Exploring the Near-Death Experience: An Interview with Charles Tart, Ph.D. David Jay Brown, M.A.
19 Keeping Death Alive: How Burial Preparation Became a Rite of Passage J.D.
20 Preparing for the Final Passage: Dr. Oscar Janiger, M.D. Robert “Rio” Hahn, FRGS, FN86
22 Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Studies and the Religious Experience: An Interview with Roland Griffiths, Ph.D. David Jay Brown, M.A.
25 Reflected Bits of Light Willow Aryn Dellinger
26 UCLA Cancer Anxiety Research with Psilocybin: An Interview with Alicia Danforth David Jay Brown, M.A.
28 Commentary on Harbor-UCLA Psilocybin Study Charles S. Grob, M.D.
30 The Paradox of Mysteries Valerie Leveroni Corral
32 Revisiting The Tibetan Book of the Dead and The Psychedelic Experience Ralph Metzner, Ph.D.
34 Research with Psychedelic Psychotherapy for Dying Patients: The Inspiration for the Founding of the Heffter Research Institute David E. Nichols, Ph.D.
36 Lessons from Psychedelic Therapy Richard Yensen, Ph.D.
38 The Wild Open Space of Death Anonymous, M.D.
40 Ego Death & Psychedelics John Harrison, Psy.D. (cand)
42 Introduction to Stanislav Grof’s The Ultimate Journey: An Interview with Peter Gasser David Jay Brown, M.A.
44 Raving Not Drowning: Exploring Green Burials and Conscious Funerals Rupert Callender
46 Journey to Awakening Kolya Djzivkovic
48 New Book Insert – Spring 2010  
49 Terence McKenna and Death Alexander Beiner & David Jay Brown
50 Feeding the Hungry Ghosts: Ibogaine and the Psycho-Spiritual Treatment of Addiction Jonathan Dickinson
52 In Our Heart’s Love Carolyn Mary Kleefeld
53 In Memoriam: Howard Lotsof Dimitri Mobengo Mugianis & Kenneth Alper, M.D.
54 In Memoriam: Elizabeth Gips, 1922–2001 David Jay Brown, M.A.
55 MAPS – Who We Are  
56 MAPS Membership Information & Product Page  
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