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Alexander Moreira-Almeida

Location: Juiz de Fora, MG, Brazil

About Me

I obtained my MD at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora (Brazil), was trained in psychiatry and cognitive-behavioral therapy at Institute of Psychiatry of the University of São Paulo, Brazil, where I also obtained his PhD in Health Sciences investigating the mental health of Spiritist mediums. Formerly a postdoctoral fellow in religion and health at Duke University (US), I am now Professor of Psychiatry at the Federal University of Juiz de Fora School of Medicine and Founder and Director of the Research Center in Spirituality and Health, Brazil ( My main research interest involves empirical studies of spiritual experiences as well as the methodology and epistemology of this research field. My publications are available at

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Friday, December 09, 2011

View Alexander's profile Alexander published Book release: Exploring Frontiers of the Mind-Brain Relationship.
Dear colleague,   I’m very pleased in letting you know that our book has just been published! Exploring Frontiers of the Mind-Brain Relationship Moreira-Almeida, Alexander; Santana Santos, Franklin (Eds.) New York, Springer. 2012, XXIX, 243 p. ... more

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

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On Wednesday, February 29, 2012 1:28 PM

encouraged said:

Congratulations on the release of your book!


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