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Published: 28 October 2004

236 Pages | 4 halftones

ISBN: 9780198520894

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Disembodied Spirits and Deanimated Bodies

The Psychopathology of Common Sense

Giovanni Stanghellini

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

How can we better understand and treat those suffering from schizophrenia and manic-depressive illnesses? This important new book takes us into the world of those suffering from such disorders. Using self-descriptions, its emphasis is not on how mental health professional view sufferers, but on how the patients themselves experience their disorder. A new volume in the International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry series, this book with be of great interest to all those working with sufferers from such disorders - helping them to better understand their mental lives, and providing important insights into how to best treat them.

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