Table of Contents
Sampling Inner Experience in Disturbed Affect
by
Russell T. Hurlburt
published by
Plenum Press

Chapter 1 Introduction and Method | (Read this entire chapter)
Chapter 2 A Comment to Suspend the Introspection Controversy:
Introspecting Subjects Did Agree

From Hypomania to Depression
Chapter 3 A Slightly Hypomanic Student
Chapter 4 A Medical Student with a Period of Dysphoria
Chapter 5 A Graduate Student with a Period of Depression
Chapter 6 A Depressed Resident of a Halfway House
Chapter 7 Inner Experience from Hypomania to Depression

Bulimia
Chapter 8 A Bulimic Operating-Room Nurse
Chapter 9 A Bulimic Junior High School Teacher
Chapter 10 Inner Experience in Bulimia

Anxiety
Chapter 11 A Biology Student with Panic Attacks
Chapter 12 A Graduate Student with Test Anxiety
Chapter 13 Inner Experience in Anxiety

Borderline Personality
Chapter 14 A Bank Teller with No Figure/Ground Phenomena in Perception
Chapter 15 Discussion


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Chapter 1 Introduction and Method
Examples of Our Results
Unsymbolized Thinking
The Possibility of "Leading the Witness"
Should We Dismiss This Study Because It "Introspective"?
The Method

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Chapter 2 A Comment to Suspend the Introspection Controversy:
Introspecting Subjects Did Agree

(Christy K. Monson and RTH)
Unsymbolized Thinking Is the Same Phenomenon as Imageless Thought
Imageless Thought Is Seen as Causing the Demise of Introspection
Introspecting Subjects Did in Fact Agree About Imageless Thought
Reviewing Each Sampled Thought
The Imageless Thought Phenomenon Supports Our Present Work
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Chapter 3 A Slightly Hypomanic Student
The Slightly Hypomanic Period

Images

Inner Speech

Emotional Processes Outside of Awareness
The Fatigue Period

Abrupt Edges of Fatigue Period Images

Lack of Motion in Fatigue Period Images

Indeterminacy of Visual Detail in Fatigue Period Images

Perhaps No Symbolized Inner Experience in a Fatigue Period Sample

Lack of Awareness of the Atypicalness of These Experiences
Discussion
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Chapter 4 A Medical Student with a Period of Dysphoria
The Normal Affect Period
Inner Speech
Feelings
Just Doing
Just Listening
The Dysphoric Period
Inner Verbal (?) Experiences
Feelings
Images and Indeterminate Inner Visual Experience
Discussion
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Chapter 5 A Graduate Student with a Period of Depression
The Mildly Depressed/Upset Period
Unsymbolized Thinking
Feelings
Emotional Processes Outside the Awareness
Indeterminate Inner Visual Experience
Sensory Awareness
The Brighter Affect Period
Inner Speech
Words Present
Complexity of Inner Experience
The More Depressed Period
Unsymbolized Thinking
Inner Speech
Feelings
Sensory Awareness
Samples during Suicidal Ideation
Discussion
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Chapter 6 A Depressed Resident of a Halfway House
Unsymbolized Thinking
Inner Speech
Images
Indeterminate Inner Visual Experience
Feelings
Complexity of Inner Experience
Alternating Thoughts
The Long Duration of Individual Experiences
Thoughts Localized in the Body
Discussion
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Chapter 7 Inner Experience from Hypomania to Depression
Unsymbolized Thinking
Inner Perceptual Clarity and Affect
Discriminating Perception from Conception in Depression
The Unconstancy of the Perceiver in Depression
These Observations Apply Both between and within Subjects
The Perceptual/Cognitive Changes Are Not Apparent to the Individual
Emotional Processes outside of Awareness
On the Small Sample Size
Cause and Effect in our Results
Comparing Our Observation to Those Of Beck
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Chapter 8 A Bulimic Operating-Room Nurse
Multiplicity in Experience
Experienced vs. Sensed Awareness
Multiple (Experienced) Unsymbolized Thoughts
Multiple Sensed Unsymbolized Thoughts
Multiple (Experienced) Feelings
Multiple Sensed Feelings
Indeterminate Inner Visual Experience
Images
Experience during the Urge to Vomit
Discussion
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Chapter 9 A Bulimic Junior High School Teacher
Multiple (Experienced) Unsymbolized Thinking
Multiple Sensed Unsymbolized Thinking
(Experienced) Feelings
Somatically Oriented Feelings
Multiple (Experienced) Feelings
Contradictory Feelings
Thought/Feelings
Sensed Feelings
Bodily Awareness
Congruent Bodily Awareness
Incongruent Bodily Awareness
Inner Visual Experience
Images
Indeterminate Inner Visual Experience
Discussion
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Chapter 10 Inner Experience in Bulimia
(Stephanie Doucette and RTH)
Multiple Inner Experience
Sensed Awareness
Thought/Feelings
Incongruent Bodily Awareness
Other Characteristics of the Inner Experience of the Bulimic Subjects
Unsymbolized Thinking
Inner Speech
Feelings
Inner Visual Experience
Thoughts Relating to Bulimia
Discussion
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Chapter 11 A Biology Student with Panic Attacks
Unsymbolized Thinking
Feelings
Thoughts/Feelings
Inner Visual Experience
Images
Indeterminate Inner Visual Experience
The "Doing" of Understanding
The "Happening" of Speaking
Critical of Self/Others
Discussion
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Chapter 12 A Graduate Student with Test Anxiety
Inner Speech
Worded Thinking
Unsymbolized Thinking
Feelings
Indeterminate Inner Visual Experience
Rumination
The "Doing" of Understanding and the "Happening" of Speaking
Critical of Self/Others
Discussion
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Chapter 13 Inner Experience in Anxiety
(Judith Hebert and RTH)
Visual Experiences
Worded Thinking
The "Doing" of Understanding and the "Happening" of Speaking
Unsymbolized Thinking
Rumination
Feelings
Critical of Self/Others
Discussion
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Chapter 14 A Bank Teller with No Figure/Ground Phenomena in Perception
The Distressed Period
Multiple Images
Lack of Figure and Ground in Real and Imaginal Perception
Inner Speech
Unsymbolized Thinking
Feelings
Inner Experience When Fran Was "Coming Unglued"
The Suicide Image and the End of the Distressed Period
Discussion
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Chapter 15 Discussion
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