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Published: 15 October 2008

204 Pages

ISBN: 9780199215768

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Schizophrenia and the Fate of the Self

Paul Lysaker and John Lysaker

International Perspectives in Philosophy and Psychiatry

  • Unique in bringing together clinical accounts of schizophrenia with the perspective of the sufferer, providing rare insights into this complex condition
  • Shows how a better understanding of what it feels like to have schizophrenia can help us to better treat the condition
  • Offers detailed summaries of contemporary biological and social research on schizophrenia, assisting the reader in seeing how the authors' theory fits within the larger scientific and academic community
  • Offers detailed summaries of existing accounts of self-experience in schizophrenia, enabling the reader to understand how the authors' work builds on and moves beyond other work in this area

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