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Published: 09 September 2004

208 Pages | 2 line illustrations


ISBN: 9780198520894

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Disembodied Spirits and Deanimated Bodies

The psychopathology of common sense

Giovanni Stanghellini

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • Contains first person descriptions from sufferers of schizophrenia and manic-depressive illness, helping the reader to understand how they experience their illness
  • Provides an account of the phenomenological approach to psychopathology, giving the reader an essential tool for in-depth assessment of mental disorders
  • Analyses these disorders from both psychiatric and philosophical perspectives, providing an interdisciplinary examination of the mental lives of sufferers

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