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Medidas psicológicas en relación con experiencias alucinatorias y experiencias aparicionales

Alejandro Parra

Resumen


Una aparición es una experiencia visual en la que parece estar presente una persona o un animal (vivo o muerto), que está fuera del alcance sensorial de quien lo experimenta. Se pusieron a prueba algunas hipótesis: que la gente que ve apariciones tiene alta capacidad de absorción, propensión a la fantasía, disociación, mayor inestabilidad emocional (neuroticismo) y mayor propensidad a la esquizotipia que los que no las han experimentado. Los resultados mostraron que los individuos que han visto apariciones (u otras experiencias) puntuaron más alto en absorción, disociación, propensidad a la fantasía y esquizotipia cognitivoperceptual que quienes no tuvieron la experiencia. El estudio demostró la viabilidad de adoptar un abordaje psicológico para entender mejor la experiencia de las apariciones.

 


Palabras clave


experiencia alucinatoria; experiencias aparicionales

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DOI: 10.26439/persona2008.n011.927


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