Friday, October 17, 2008

Alien abduction: a medical hypothesis.

Essentially my blog site is not covering any discussions like this. But I myself from my childhood am fascinated by alien abduction stories. I personally believe in alien theories. Let us discuss the current medical hypothesis presented by Forrest DV, M.D., Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, Consultant to Neurology (Movement Disorders) and Faculty, Psychoanalytic Center, Columbia University College of Physicians & Surgeons.
Abstract…
In response to a new psychological study of persons who believe they have been abducted by space aliens that found that sleep paralysis, a history of being hypnotized, and preoccupation with the paranormal and extraterrestrial were predisposing experiences, I noted that many of the frequently reported particulars of the abduction experience bear more than a passing resemblance to medical-surgical procedures and propose that experience with these may also be contributory. There is the altered state of consciousness, uniformly colored figures with prominent eyes, in a high-tech room under a round bright saucerlike object; there is nakedness, pain and a loss of control while the body's boundaries are being probed; and yet the figures are thought benevolent. No medical-surgical history was apparently taken in the above mentioned study, but psychological laboratory work evaluated false memory formation. I discuss problems in assessing intraoperative awareness and ways in which the medical hypothesis could be elaborated and tested. If physicians are causing this syndrome in a percentage of patients, we should know about it; and persons who feel they have been abducted should be encouraged to inform their surgeons and anesthesiologists without challenging their beliefs.

2 comments:

  1. Sir
    after studying this i cleared ny doubt.
    thanx
    Yasobant

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  2. are you reading my other BLOGS which are really important than this blog.

    above all alien abduction or the stories are not common in india.

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