A Dictionary of Dream Symbols: With an Introduction to Dream Psychology



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Dreams can reveal vital clues into hidden feelings, fears and desires, and understanding your dreams can lead to greater self-awareness and self-healing. Each image that appears in a dream has a meaning, which you can unlock with this invaluable and detailed guide.

Interpreting dreams is not necessarily a job for a special consultant; it is something that you can do for yourself, so long as you can be open and honest with yourself. More often than not, dreams may represent aspects of your personality which you were not consciously aware of or had not acknowledged.

The Dictionary of Dream Symbolsexplores the classic theories and work of Freud and Jung as well as more recent ideas on dream analysis. These theories provide a wealth of background information on the study of dreams and on the images examined. A dictionary section has over 700 entries, each entry giving a range of possible interpretations, allowing you wide scope for deciphering your dream and for assessing its implications.

Eric Ackroyd has been a college and university lecturer. With degrees in philosophy and religion, he has spent many years studying the symbolism of diverse religious traditions and philosophies.