On the Interaction of Buddhism and Psychology


  • John Pickering Warwick University




Interaction of Buddhism and Psychology, Psychology, Buddhism, Interaction, Buddhism and Psychology

Author Biography

John Pickering, Warwick University

Psychology Department, Warwick University.


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How to Cite

Pickering, J. (2003). On the Interaction of Buddhism and Psychology. Buddhist Studies Review, 20(1), 49–66. https://doi.org/10.1558/bsrv.v20i1.14309