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Transpersonal psychology was first announced and defined with the publication of
The Journal of Transpersonal Psychology, in 1969. Guided by the work of
psychologists Abraham Maslow, Anthony Sutich and colleagues, this new field was
founded on a commitment to open-ended inquiry, experiential and empirical
validation, and a values-oriented approach to human experience.
In 1972 the Association for Transpersonal Psychology was established to
encourage individual and group learning, cooperation among disciplines, research
in theory and application, and the dissemination of information about the field.
Today, the Journal and the Association bring these approaches and purposes to
thousands of interested individuals. As established non-profit services, both
JTP and ATP continue to extend the transpersonal perspective world-wide.
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Editors of the Journal
Irene Lazarus, Douglas A. MacDonald
Book Review Editor
Board of Editors:
Paul Clemens, Jack Engler, James Fadiman, Jorge Ferrer, Daniel Goleman, Elmer Green, Stanislav Grof, Tobin Hart, Michael Hutton, Stanley Krippner, Lawrence LeShan, John Levy, Francis G. Lu, David Lukoff, Michael Murphy, Peter L. Nelson, Kaisa Puhakka, Huston Smith, Tonu Soidla, Charles T. Tart, Frances E. Vaughan, Jenny Wade, Michael Washburn, John Welwood
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A Journal Designed For
Readers with either a personal, professional, or academic interest in transpersonal topics.
Individuals in human services, health, medical professions, including counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists, educators, social workers, physicians, nurses, pastors, managers, researchers, and students.
Institutions, organizations, and groups concerned with transpersonal activities.
The Journal is abstracted or indexed in Psychological Abstracts, Chicorel Health Science Indexes, International Bibliography of Periodical Literature, International Bibliography of Book Reviews, Psychological Reader's Guide, Current Contents/Social & Behavioral Sciences and Social Sciences Citation Index.
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In Each Journal Issue
Original articles appear in each issue, written by well-informed authors representing a variety of viewpoints. They address a broad range of transpersonal experiences, problems, activities, and research areas.
Book reviews cover significant recent titles in the field.
Books our editors are reading is a regular feature listing titles of special current interest to individual editors.
About the authors section summarizes biographical information provided by JTP authors.
Abstracts are provided for articles published in the Journal.
JTP's contribution to the permanent psychological literature continues today: it is widely recognized as the most substantial and authoritative periodical in the transpersonal field.
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