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This course is free to visit. Collecting CE requires filling out the CE Quiz Form and paying the tuition fee of $89.

> Online CE Quiz Form Includes a secure form for credit card payment
(Suggestion: Print this form out and fill it in as you complete the lessons. You can then insert your answers into the online form or mail or fax in the form.)


Introduction to Course
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Lesson 1 -
Background DSM-IV Religious or Spiritual Problem (V62.89)

Lesson 2: Religious Problems –
2.1 Religious problems
2.2 Loss or questioning of faith
2.3 Changes in membership, practices and beliefs
2.4 New Religious Movements and cults
2.5 Terminal and life-threatening illness

Lesson 3: Spiritual Problems –
3.1 Spiritual emergence
3.2 Spiritual problems
3.3 Mystical experiences
3.4 Near-death experiences
3.5 Meditation and spiritual Practices
3.6 Psychic experiences
3.7 Visionary experiences
3.8 Shamanic crisis
3.9 Alien encounter experiences
3.10 Possession experiences

Lesson 4 -
Co-Occurrence with Mental Disorders

Lesson 5 -
Differential Diagnosis

Lesson 6: Therapeutic Interventions –
Lesson 6.1 Spiritual Crises
Lesson 6.2 Psychotherapy

Lesson 7: Online Resources –
Lesson 7.1 Online Resources
Lesson 7.2 Searching Medline


WWW Library of Religion and Spirituality
Case Library

Questions? Contact founder and instructor David Lukoff, PhD by email or call 707-763-3576.

All content copyright 2000-2002 David Lukoff.