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Volume 9 Issue 3 - 2020
Religion and Spirituality in Paradigm of Contemporary Psychoanalysis
Korolenko Ts P1*, Shpiks TA2 and Turchaninova IV3
1Honorary Scientist of RF, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Novosibirsk State Medical University, Russia
2Candidate of Medical Sciences, Department of Pedagogy, Novosibirsk State Medical University, Russia
3Clinical Psychologist, Novosibirsk State Medical University, Russia
*Corresponding Author: Korolenko Ts P, Honorary Scientist of RF, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Psychotherapy, Novosibirsk State Medical University, Russia.
Received: January 14, 2020; Published: February 05, 2020


The role of the religion and the spirituality in the structure and in the psychodynamic of the personality was studied. The phenomenon of the spirituality is considered as the axial factor of personal integrity that defines the ego strength and the cohesiveness of the identity, as both in the cases of mental health as well in the case of mental pathology. The link of the ideal transference with the spirituality is emphasized, and it is established that the absence or the insufficiency of this link causes the development for the tendency of the fragmentation of the personality and the activation of the regressive ego. The compensatory enhance in the psyche the mirror and the twin transferences does not decide positively the problem of personal integrity on the continual period and can be effective only shortly.

 The significance of the framework of depth psychology of human experience purified of the mechanistic reification of traditional psychoanalytic metapsychology is emphasized. Its connection with an inner feeling of the righteousness and the moral in the sphere of the content of the thoughts and in the performance of the concrete deeds is discussed. The differentiation of the short-time mental disorders that can occur during some sectarian religious practices and the endogenous psychoses is provided.

Making a man a human being a plastic creature susceptible to any kind of deformation is the main idea of totalitarian ideologies Who says no, is a believer, religious person, though she/he would avoid the churches of all confessions and replace the word “soul” by the word of “humanity.

Keywords: Religion; Spirituality; Paradigm; Contemporary Psychoanalysis


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Citation: Korolenko Ts P., et al. “Religion and Spirituality in Paradigm of Contemporary Psychoanalysis”. EC Psychology and Psychiatry 9.3 (2020): 01-07.

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