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The Concept of schizophrenia

The Concept of schizophrenia

historical perspectives

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Published by American Psychiatric Press in Washington, DC .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Schizophrenia -- History.,
  • Psychological Theory.,
  • Schizophrenia -- history.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementedited by John G. Howells.
    ContributionsHowells, John B.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC514 .C587 1990
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 211 p. ;
    Number of Pages211
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1849160M
    ISBN 100880481080
    LC Control Number90000529

      Treating schizophrenia as a behavioural problem definitely produces results in returning patients to society both rapidly and with a very high success rate. With all the evidence set out above, and much more could be quoted, we ask how anyone can honestly hold to the concept that schizophrenia is a “mental illness.”. In spite of the various modifications in the concept of schizophrenia, a tradition of searching for both functional and structural brain deficits has persisted. View Show abstract.

    The concept of schizophrenia is dying. Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have been fatally wounded by psychiatry, the very profession that once sustained passing will not be mourned. Today, having a diagnosis of schizophrenia is associated with a life-expectancy reduction of nearly two some criteria, only one in seven people recover. Detailed classification and description of mental disorders did not begin in Europe until the late eighteenth century. Psychiatry became a subject for academic study in German universities in the nineteenth century. Kraepelin created the concept of schizophrenia, which he saw in terms of neuropathology. Bleuler, however, saw schizophrenia as a psychological : Christopher Frith.

    The Neurobiology of Schizophrenia begins with an overview of the various facets and levels of schizophrenia pathophysiology, ranging systematically from its genetic basis over changes in neurochemistry and electrophysiology to a systemic neural circuits level. When possible, the editors point out connections between the various systems. Interpretation of Schizophrenia (first edition, ) is a book written by psychiatrist Silvano Arieti that won the scientific National Book Award in the United States. Interpretation of Schizophrenia sets forth demonstrative evidence of a psychological etiology for the award winning edition (ISBN ) Arieti expanded the book n:


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McAuley ; with a foreword by John H. Ewen. After over years of research without clarifying the aetiology of schizophrenia, a look at the current state of knowledge in epidemiology, genetics, precursors, psychopathology, and outcome seems worthwhile.

The disease concept, created by Kraepelin and modified by Bleuler, has a varied history. Today, schizophrenia is considered a polygenic disorder with onset in early adulthood Cited by: 3.

The Diagnosis of Schizophrenia: Practice and Concept 38 J.S. Strauss Should Schizophrenia as a Disease Entity Concept Survive into the Third Millennium. 40 T.J. Crow On Defining Schizophrenia 43 J. Parnas Diagnosis and Pathophysiology of Schizophrenia 45 P.F. Liddle The Significance of Intuition for the Diagnosis of File Size: 2MB.

The concept of schizophrenia is useful and should be retained when applied to a particular psychological dysfunction of the human being that manifests itself in many varieties.

The disability is real, and in almost all cases painful and harmful. The dysfunction can therefore be included in the medical model, provided this model is enlarged to. Although the name “schizophrenia” is relatively new, psychotic illnesses with its characteristic symptoms have been described for at least three millennia.

Its modern concept emerged when Emil Kraepelin divided the broad group of psychotic disorders into two subtypes, based on their differences in course and by: 6. The Concept of Schizophrenia: Historical Perspectives: Medicine & Health Science Books @ Anti-Oedipus: Capitalism and Schizophrenia (French: Capitalisme et schizophrénie.

L'anti-Œdipe) is a book by French authors Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, respectively a philosopher and a is the first volume of Capitalism and Schizophrenia, the second being A Thousand Plateaus (). Deleuze and Guattari analyse the relationship of desire to reality especially Country: France.

In Chapter 1, psychologist Jay Joseph discusses the schizophrenia concept from several different perspectives, and reviews some problems with genetic explanations. Chapter 2 describes the ongoing failure to make confirmed discoveries of genes shown to cause schizophrenia and psychosis, and contains a brief critique of the heritability concept.

The Concept of Schizophrenia considers the historical background, evolution, and genetic and environmental aspects of schizophrenia.

This book is composed of eight chapters, and begins with a description of the dynamic concept of schizophrenia. The next chapters examine the role of heredity, and social and environmental conditions on human Book Edition: 1.

"The contributing authors and editors constitute an international list of '"who's who" in contemporary schizophrenia research. Overall this book represents a highly systematic, comprehensive, scholarly, and critical appraisal of a core component of modern psychiatry and a major publice health challenge.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xxiv, pages ; 24 cm: Contents: Classical concepts of schizophrenia / Giuseppe Roccatagliata --Schizophrenia in the medieval period / John G. Howells --Concepts of schizophrenia, / Mark J.

Sedler --The German classical concept of schizophrenia / U.H. Peters --Jasper's view on schizophrenia / John Hoenig. The concept of first-rank symptoms was made internationally accessible through translation of the fifth edition of Clinical Psychopathology into English inthrough Fish's book 88 and through the International Pilot Study of Schizophrenia carried out by the World Health Organization.

The concept is widely accepted – as a Cited by: By refuting these myths, the authors come to the conclusions that Bleuler’s concept of schizophrenia is closely linked to historical and contemporary concepts of dissociation, that Bleuler’s concept of loosening of associations refers broadly to a core organically based Cited by:   The concept of schizophrenia is dying.

Harried for decades by psychology, it now appears to have been fatally wounded by psychiatry, the very profession that once sustained it. Its passing will. Schizophrenia is a serious and chronic mental illness that impairs a person's thoughts and behavior, and if untreated, can include psychosis.

Schizophrenia is a disabling mental illness that. Medicine concept: book brain, schizophrenia on white background - download this royalty free Stock Illustration in seconds. No membership needed. The concept of psychosis, which has a central status in psychiatric description and clas- sifi cation and is used by psychiatrists on a daily basis, may be a subject to similar : Josef Parnas.

The spectrum concept of schizophrenia posits that a number of psychopathologic states, both psychotic and nonpsychotic, may share some genetic basis with schizophrenia, and may therefore constitute, together with schizophrenia itself, a genetic spectrum of schizophrenic this Cited by:.

"The Concept of Schizophrenia - Historical Perspectives" is divided into two areas of research. In the first, the concept of schizophrenia is traced from the classical period up to the present. An additional related chapter describes the history of the concept of childhood : Hardcover.Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for Schizophrenia: Concepts and Clinical Management by Stephen M.

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Its purpose is to develop a contextual understanding of schizophrenia by studying the clinical setting in which this disorder is experienced, diagnosed and treated, and it arises from an anthropological investigation of the day-to-day work of clinical staff.

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