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Ugeskr Laeger. 1995 Jul 31;157(31):4360-2.

[Schizophrenia or spiritual crisis? On "raising the kundalini" and its diagnostic classification].

[Article in Danish]

Abstract

Two patients are described who had been diagnosed as schizophrenic, but had actually instead been going through spiritual crises, which in Eastern spiritual tradition are called raising the kundalini. Perhaps this experience is not a disease, but many--especially if not understood by oneself, the nearest relations and the medical profession--cause mental illness. In WHO ICD-10 the experience could be classified as F48.8, disordines neurotici specificati alii. The process falls outside the categories of both normal and psychotic. When allowed to progress to completion this process culminates in deep psychological balance, strength, and maturity.

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