Amok journal: a compendium of psycho-physiological investigations

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Amok, 1990 - Fiction - 488 pages
A compendium of psycho-physiological investigations compiled from the furthest reaches of forensic medicine, sexology, psychiatry, anthropology and hard science research. The focus of this compilation is the pursuit of a neurobiological basis for mystical and ecstatic experience. The Amok Journal: Sensurround Edition brings together accounts of the search for the erotic in the mechanical, the sublime in the visceral, and the spiritual in the electromagnetic, from explorations of the subtle effects of infrasound to death-defying grasps at the ultimate orgasm. The field of inquiry is the prodigious psychic demi-monde of hallucination, schizophrenia, religious fervor, ecstatic possession, sexual obsession, mass hysteria, and private ritual, as documented by the rational methodology of science.

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Contents

Erotized Repetitive Hangings
3
The Love
30
Vacuum Cleaner Use in Autoerotic Death
38
Copyright

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Swezey is the editor of the AMOK Journal.

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