The Astrology of Bipolar Disorder: A Scientific Breakthrough (Paperback)
This book, The Astrology of Bipolar Disorder: A Scientific Breakthrough, elevates astrology from a belief system to an evidence-based scholarly discipline. The author, David Cochrane, has a Masters degree in Research and Evaluation Methodology. He has worked tirelessly for over 45 years on astrological research. This research required the development of sophisticated software, databases, out-of-the-box creative thinking and very rigorous analysis of data.
The reader is taken on a journey of discovery as the author and a colleague, who is a Marriage and Family Therapist, start with case studies. Then they proceed to improve the astrological model with insights gained from a database of people with bipolar disorder. Then the astrological model was confirmed with new cases of bipolar disorder. Data Visualization tools and other cutting edge research tools are used to make the breakthrough discovery.
Amazingly, Johannes Kepler, who discovered the laws of planetary motion, had an intuition about a new kind of astrology, but of course he did not have the modern computational tools and data that are available today. Kepler's insights prove to be prophetic, and we also learn about the historical roots of this new theoretical framework for astrology.
This book represents a paradigm shift where rigorous scientific analysis and ancient beliefs are married in a way that produces something unique and exciting. The practical applications of this new form of astrology can bring enormous benefits. The author calls this new form of astrology "Vibrational Astrology", but some people have suggested that this new field should be called Cosmobiology. You can decide for yourself what label is best. Whatever we wish to call it, this book will stretch your understanding and appreciation of the cosmos and our place in the cosmos. The ultimate horizons of science have not yet been reached. This book opens a door to an undiscovered realm that confirms that modern science and ancient wisdom can coexist and even enhance each other.