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Published: 24 August 2013

336 Pages

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780199609253

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One Century of Karl Jasper' General Psychopathology

Edited by Giovanni Stanghellini and Thomas Fuchs

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • Describes the basic methods of the clinical encounter, thus helping readers to understand their patients and to be aware of the limitations of understanding.
  • Valid definitions of fundamental mental abnormal phenomena, such as delusions, self-disorders, psychosis, etc. help readers perform a fine-grained and in-depth assessment of their patients.
  • Delineates the historical and philosophical background of mental health practices creating an awareness of the roots of Psychiatry.
  • Provides an in-depth understanding of what psychopathology is about and the necessary background for present day diagnostic manuals.

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