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Published: 04 July 2013

344 Pages

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ISBN: 9780199609253


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One Century of Karl Jaspers' 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, 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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