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Torpedoed

Identifier

001363

Type of Spiritual Experience

Hallucination

Number of hallucinations: 1

Background

Dr. Grassian was a Board Certified Psychiatrist who was on the faculty of the Harvard Medical School for over twenty-five years.

A description of the experience

From Psychiatric Effects of Solitary Confinement - Stuart Grassian Quoting Philip Solomon et al., Sensory Deprivation: A Review, 114 AM. J. PSYCHIATRY 357,  357–58 (1957)

Walter Gibson, a soldier in the British Indian Army, was on a ship torpedoed in the Indian Ocean by the Japanese in World War II . . . .  

[The shipwrecked survivors] reported that “all of us at various stages in that first week became a prey to hallucinations” . . .

The source of the experience

PubMed

Concepts, symbols and science items

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Activities and commonsteps

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