Jung, Carl Gustav
(1875-1961)
   A Swiss psychiatrist who during his adult life experienced many " visual, " auditory, and " compound hallucinations. Jung attributed many of these hallucinations to supernatural causes, while others were interpreted by him as outward projections of subconscious or unconscious material. Regarding an important "personification known to him as Philemon, he wrote, "At times he seemed almost physically real. I walked up and down the garden with him, and he was to me what Indians call a guru... I could have wished for nothing better than a real, three-dimensional guru, a man with great intellect and ability who would have decoded for me the involuntary creations ofmy fantasy."
   References
   Hayman, R. (1999). A life of Jung. London: Bloomsbury.
   Jung, C.G. (1963). Memories, dreams, reflections. Translated by Winston, R., Winston, C. Edited by Jaffé, A. London: Routledge & Kegan Paul.

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