Phenomenology, Language & Schizophrenia

Phenomenology, Language & Schizophrenia

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Phenomenology represents a mainstream in the philosophy of subjectivity as well as a rich tradition of inquiry in psychiatry. The conceptual and empirical study of language has become increasingly relevant for psychiatric research and practice. Schizophrenia is still the most enigmatic and most relevant mental disorder. This volume represents an attempt to bring specialists from different fields together in order to integrate various conceptual and empirical approaches for the benefit of schizophrenic research. We hope that it will facilitate discussions among members of such diverse fields as psychiatry, psychology, and philosophy.1. Introduction. Bydefinition, all psychoses involve disturbed judgement and acceptance of some kindof altered reality. ... a€œfunctionala€ psychoses ( manicdepressive illnessand pure paranoia), theprominent symptomstendto involve beliefs or ... In the latest American diagnostic manual, delusions identifiedas a€œbizarrea€ are considered tobe especially suggestive ... believedthat the mostaccurate indicator of schizophrenia wasthefeeling of alienness evokedby such patients: namely, theanbsp;...

Title:Phenomenology, Language & Schizophrenia
Author:Manfred Spitzer, Friedrich Uehlein, Michael A. Schwartz, Christoph Mundt
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-06


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