Psychiatry and Philosophy

Psychiatry and Philosophy

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ISBN-13: 9783642879869
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 04/29/2012
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1969
Pages: 161
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.01(d)

Table of Contents

Psychiatry and Philosophy.- I. Introduction. Nature and Existence.- II. Communication and the Common.- III. The Relation to the Allon.- 1. The Visible as the Third and as the Other.- 2. The Visible is Ruling.- 3. The Visible is Encompassing.- IV. The Significance of Motility.- V. The Primary Animal Situation.- VI. Disturbances of the Primary Situation.- 1. Being Awake.- 2. The Forgotten Protasis of Science.- 3. Intentionality and Causality.- 4. The Bipolarity of Experience.- 5. The Symptomatic Psychoses.- Philosophy and Psychiatry.- I. The Relationship between Philosophy and Psychiatry.- II. Questions which Philosophy Directs to Psychiatry.- 1. The World of Every-Day Life.- 2. Normalcy.- 3. The Morbid.- 4. Communication.- 5. Etiology and Therapy.- III. Methodological Afterword.- Outline of an Organo-dynamic Conception of the Structure, Nosography, and Pathogenesis of Mental Diseases.- I. Preliminary Considerations for an Organo-dynamic Conception of Psychiatry.- II. First Thesis (Psychological): Mental Illness is Implied in the Organization of the Psyche.- 1. The Studies of Genetic Psychology on the Mental Development of the Child.- 2. Studies on the Structural Stratification of the Psyche.- III. Second Thesis (Phenomenological): The Structure of Mental Illness is Essentially Negative or Regressive.- 1. Mental Illness as a Rupture of the Communication and Interrelationships Necessary for Comprehension.- 2. Mental Illness as the Unstructuring of Reality.- IV. Third Thesis (Clinical): Mental Illnesses (Psychoses and Neuroses) are Typical Forms — by Their Dynamic Structure and Their Evolution — of Various Levels of Agenesis or Dissolution of Psychic Organization.- V. Fourth Thesis (Etiopathogenic): Mental Illness Depends on Organic Processes.- 1. The Distinction and Articulation of Negative and Positive.- 2. Regression as Organo-dynamic Causality — The Organo-clinical Gap.- 3. Mental Illness and Central Nervous System Pathology.- 4. The Exotoxic Processes.- 5. Heredo-degenerative Processes.- VI. Practical Corollaries.- 1. The Distinction between Normal and Pathological.- 2. Reconsideration of Nosographic Problems.- 3. The Necessity for a Symptomatology of the Depths of Psyche.- 4. Neuro-psychologic Perspectives.- 5. Therapeutic Perspectives.- 6. Helpful Suggestions.

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