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Pathological Rituals: Anxiety and OCD

by Jayant Burde

  • ISBN Hardcover: 9789356763425, 9356763429
  • ISBN Paperback: 9789356763432, 9356763437
  • Year of Publication : 2022
  • Edition: 1st
  • No. of Pages: 106
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Motilal Banarsidass Publishing House
  • Regular price ₹ 550.00

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    About the Book:

    Pathological rituals are abnormal rituals which are found in psychological disorders such as anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD).  This book tries to answer two questions : First, why ritual scientists have failed to consider these rituals in detail.  Second, why such rituals have rich repertoire of general ritual structures or GRS.

    About the Author:

    Jayant Burde received his M.Sc. degree in mathematics from Bombay University and a degree in law from Bangalore University.  He is a Certificated Associate of Indian Institute of Bankers.  He has written many articles and papers in such areas as finance, organizational structure , philosophy of science and religion.

    His published books are :    

    Philosophy of Number (2007) , Rituals, Mantras  and Science (MLBD,  2004) , Sunya  and Nothingness  ( MLBD, 2009 )  Buddhist Logic and Quantum Dilemma  (MLBD.  2012) , The Mystique of Om, The World of Rhythm called Rituals, Jaina  Relativism and Relativity Physics ( MLBD ,  2014 ) The Riddle of the Infinite ( MLBD,  2020 ) , Mathematics of Tantra ( MLBD 2021 )