Psychoses: An Integrative Perspective

Psychoses: An Integrative Perspective

by Johan Cullberg

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781583919927
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 03/01/2006
Series: International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis Book Series
Pages: 368
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Johan Cullberg is a former professor of psychiatry, now working with research on first-episode psychosis and as a clinical supervisor at several Stockholm hospitals. He is former chairman of the ISPS and has published extensively on the subject of psychosis.

Table of Contents

McGorry, Foreword. Preface to the English Edition. Part I: The Psychotic Crisis and the Schizophrenic Disability. Reason - A Thin Veil Over Chaos. Losing Contact with Reality. The Concept of Psychosis. Delusions and Hallucinations. The Ego, the Self and Psychosis. Phases of Acute Psychosis. Neurobiological Vulnerability Factors. Psychodynamic Vulnerability Factors. Factors that Trigger Psychosis. Protective Factors. Psychotic Disorders I. Psychotic Disorders II. Autism Spectrum Disorders and Childhood Psychoses. Delirium, Confusion and Organic Psychosis. The Two Critical Periods in Psychosis and the Potential for Recovery. Cognitive Disorders and the Psychotic Thought Process. The Construction of the Identity of a 'Chronic Schizophrenic'. Towards a Bio-Psycho-Social Model of Psychoses. Part II: In Support of Recovery. Traditions of Thought in the History of Psychiatric Ideas. Attitudes in the Twentieth-century Treatment of Psychosis. The Requirements, Demands and Organisation of Treatment for Psychosis. The Assessment and Treatment of Patients with an Acute Psychotic Episode. Psychosis and Suicide. People with Long-term Psychosis in the Community. Pharmacological Treatment of Psychosis. Psychological Treatments of Psychosis. Preventing Psychosis. On Being a Relative. Epilogue. Appendix: Classification.

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