Worlds of Psychotic People: Wanderers, 'Bricoleurs' and Strategists

Worlds of Psychotic People: Wanderers, 'Bricoleurs' and Strategists

by Els van Dongen


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780415654807
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 05/03/2013
Series: Theory and Practice in Medical Anthropology Series
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

1. Introduction
2. The Quest for Reality and the Work with Culture: When Psychiatrists and Anthropologists Speak About Psychosis
3. "The World is Against Me": Shaping the Context of the Speech Events: Models of Therapists and Patients
4. Hope and Hopelessness, Healthy and Sick Parts
5. Hiding in Talk
6. Revealing in Talk
7. Living in Two Worlds
8. The Precarious World of Psychotic People
9. About Life and Death
10. Conversations as Anthropophor

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