Novedades editoriales en 2014

El año 2014 se estrena con el anuncio de dos publicaciones dedicadas a la ayahuasca, ambas editadas por la antropóloga Beatriz Caiuby Labate y la psicóloga, terapeuta y artista Clancy Cavnar.

Oxford University Press

«Ayahuasca Shamanism in the Amazon and Beyond», editado por la Oxford University Press, se centra en el uso chamánico étnico de la ayahuasca y en el fenómeno llamado ‘turismo ayahuasquero’.


Introduction: Notes on the Expansion and Reinvention of Ayahuasca Shamanism – Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Clancy Cavnar, and Françoise Barbira Freeman

1. Will the Real Shaman Please Stand Up? The Recent Adoption of Ayahuasca among Indigenous Groups of the Peruvian Amazon – Glenn H. Shepard Jr.

2. Kuntanawa: Ayahuasca, Ethnicity, and Culture – Mariana Ciavatta Pantoja

3. Materializing Alliances: Ayahuasca Shamanism In and Beyond Western Amazonian Indigenous Communities – Pirjo Kristiina Virtanen

4. Medicine Alliance: Contemporary Shamanic Networks in Brazil – Esther Jean Langdon and Isabel Santana de Rose

5. Ritualized Misunderstanding between Uncertainty, Agreement and Rupture: Communication Patterns in Euro-American Ayahuasca Ritual Interactions – Anne-Marie Losonczy and Silvia Mesturini Cappo

6. Shamans’ Networks in Western Amazonia: The Iquitos-Nauta Road – Françoise Barbira Freedman

7. On the Uneasiness of Tourism: Considerations on Shamanic Tourism in Western Amazonia – Evgenia Fotiou

8. The Internationalization of Peruvian Vegetalismo – Beatriz Caiuby Labate

9. From the Native’s Point of View: How Shipibo-Konibo Experience and Interpret Ayahuasca-Drinking with »Gringos» – Bernd Brabec de Mori

10. Ayahuasca’s Attractions and Distractions: Examining Sexual Seduction in Shaman-Participant Interactions – Daniela Peluso

11. Yage Related Neo-Shamanism in Colombian Urban Contexts – Alhena Caicedo Fernández

Therapeutic use ayahuasca - portada

«The Therapeutic Use of Ayahuasca», editado por Springer, cuenta con la participación de Débora González y Sabela Fondevila, miembros de la Asociación Eleusis.


1. Therapeutic Applications of Ayahuasca and Other Sacred Medicines – Michael J. Winkelman

2. The Therapeutic Potentials of Ayahuasca in the Treatment of Depression – Fernanda Palhano-Fontes, Joao C. Alchieri, Joao Paulo M. Oliveira, Bruno Lobao Soares, Jaime E. C. Hallak, Nicole Galvao-Coelho and Draulio B. de Araujo
Ayahuasca as a Candidate Therapy for PTSD – Jessica L. Nielson and Julie D. Megler

3. Moments of Insight, Healing, and Transformation: A Cognitive Phenomenological Analysis – Benny Shanon

4. Healing with Ayahuasca: Notes on Therapeutic Rituals and Effects in European Patients Treating Their Diseases – Janine Tatjana Schmid

5. Ayahuasca and the Treatment of Drug Addiction – José Carlos Bouso and Jordi Riba

6. Hypotheses Regarding Ayahuasca’s Potential Mechanisms of Action in the Treatment of Addiction – James I. Prickett and Mitchell B. Liester

7. Therapist and Patient Perspectives on Ayahuasca-Assisted Treatment for Substance Dependence – Anja Loizaga-Velder and Armando Loizaga Pazzi

8. Effect of Santo Daime Membership on Substance Dependence  – Beatriz Caiuby Labate, Rafael Guimarães dos Santos,
Rick Strassman, Brian T. Anderson and Suely Mizumoto

9. Experience of Treatment with Ayahuasca for Drug Addiction in the Brazilian Amazon – Xavier Fernández and Josep María Fábregas

10. Assessment of the Psychotherapeutic Effects of Ritual Ayahuasca Use on Drug Dependency: A Pilot Study  – Xavier Fernández, Rafael Guimarães dos Santos, Marta Cutchet, Sabela Fondevila, Débora González, Miguel Ángel Alcázar,
Jordi Riba, José Carlos Bouso and Josep María Fábregas

11. Healing with Yagé: An Interview with Taita Juan Bautista Agreda Chindoy – Brian T. Anderson, Beatriz Caiuby Labate and Celina M. De Leon

12. Postscript—Psychedelics in Unlocking the Unconscious: From Cancer to Addiction – Gabor Maté