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Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Rocco J. Gennaro (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

In Disturbed Consciousness, philosophers and other scholars examine various psychopathologies in light of specific philosophical theories of consciousness. The contributing authors—some of them ... More


Psychiatric admission in Ireland: the role of country of origin

Brendan D. Kelly

in Ethical and Legal Debates In Irish Healthcare: Confronting complexities

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099465
eISBN:
9781526104410
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099465.003.0014
Subject:
Sociology, Culture

This chapter examines the role of country of origin in relation to psychiatric admission status in Ireland. Data presented in this chapter demonstrate that schizophrenia is a particular problem in ... More


Our Most Troubling Madness: Case Studies in Schizophrenia Across Cultures

T.M. Luhrmann and Jocelyn Marrow (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780520291089
eISBN:
9780520964945
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520291089.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Medical Anthropology

This book examines the way schizophrenia is shaped by its social context: how life is lived with this madness in different settings, and what it is about those settings that alters the course of the ... More


Psychopathologies and Theories of Consciousness: An Overview

Rocco J. Gennaro

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This is the first and introductory chapter to the volume entitled Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness. Rocco J. Gennaro presents an overview of ... More


Consciousness, Action, and Pathologies of Agency

Myrto Mylopoulos

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Myrto Mylopoulos discusses the traditionally neglected phenomenon of action consciousness and its breakdowns in pathological conditions. She introduces a novel framework for understanding action ... More


Self, Belonging, and Conscious Experience: A Critique of Subjectivity Theories of Consciousness

Timothy Lane

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Timothy Lane offers a wide ranging commentary where he responds to Billon and Kriegel, Mylopoulos, and Gennaro. He also clarifies and further develops some of his influential previous work in this ... More


A Schizophrenic Defense of a Vehicle Theory of Consciousness

Gerard O’Brien and Jon Opie

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0011
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Gerard O’Brien and Jon Opie first present their “vehicle theory of consciousness” which identifies phenomenal consciousness with the brain’s vehicles of explicit representation. Given the distributed ... More


Passivity Experience in Schizophrenia

Philip Gerrans

in Disturbed Consciousness: New Essays on Psychopathology and Theories of Consciousness

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780262029346
eISBN:
9780262330213
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262029346.003.0013
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

Philip Gerrans first explains the “predictive coding conception of cognition” which treats the mind as a hierarchy of cognitive systems devoted to the cancellation of error signals. Although the deep ... More


Gilles Deleuze's Political Posture

Jérémie Valentin

in Deleuze and Philosophy

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748624799
eISBN:
9780748652396
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748624799.003.0012
Subject:
Philosophy, General

This chapter explores the politics in the works of Gilles Deleuze. There is no political treatise nor political programme in Deleuze's work and his political orientation is very basic. However, in ... More


Cannabinoids and Psychosis

Linda A. Parker

in Cannabinoids and the Brain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035798
eISBN:
9780262338448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035798.003.0004
Subject:
Neuroscience, Research and Theory

Clearly the majority of people who use marijuana do not develop schizophrenia. Yet, the human literature suggests that there is a modest association between cannabis exposure (particularly in ... More


Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Steven M. Silverstein, Bita Moghaddam, and Til Wykes (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
book
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.001.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Despite major advances in methodology and thousands of published studies every year, treatment outcomes in schizophrenia have not improved over the last fifty years. Moreover, we still lack ... More


The Promise of Computational Psychiatry

Jeffrey Poland and Michael Frank

in Extraordinary Science and Psychiatry: Responses to the Crisis in Mental Health Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035484
eISBN:
9780262341752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035484.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

This chapter begins with the assumptions of the present volume that a crisis exists in psychiatric research and that research concerning mental illness has entered a period of “extraordinary ... More


Six Myths about Schizophrenia: A Paradigm Well Beyond Its Use-By Date?

Richard P. Bentall

in Extraordinary Science and Psychiatry: Responses to the Crisis in Mental Health Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035484
eISBN:
9780262341752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035484.003.0010
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

The target of this chapter is a set of six commonly held assumptions in the biomedical approach to schizophrenia, a highly regarded view in mainstream American psychiatry. A careful examination of ... More


Looking for the Self in Psychiatry: Perils and Promises of Phenomenology–Neuroscience Partnership in Schizophrenia Research

Şerife Tekin

in Extraordinary Science and Psychiatry: Responses to the Crisis in Mental Health Research

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780262035484
eISBN:
9780262341752
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262035484.003.0011
Subject:
Psychology, Clinical Psychology

Psychiatric research on schizophrenia is currently undergoing a period of extraordinary science, with many alternative research programs investigating the illness using different assumptions and ... More


Schizophrenia: The Nature of the Problems and the Need for Evolution and Synthesis in Our Approaches

Steven M. Silverstein, Bita Moghaddam, and Til Wykes

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0001
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

What is schizophrenia? What are its causes? Can it be cured? Can it be prevented? These fundamental issues have confronted the field of schizophrenia research and treatment for over 100 years. Our ... More


What Kind of a Thing Is Schizophrenia?: Specific Causation and General Failure Modes

Angus W. MacDonald

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0002
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

The status of schizophrenia as a disorder has been controversial since its original description by Kraepelin and Bleuler. This chapter critiques a prominent theory of schizophrenia espoused by Meehl ... More


How the Diagnosis of Schizophrenia Impeded the Advance of Knowledge (and What to Do About It)

William T. Carpenter

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Schizophrenia is best viewed as a clinical syndrome, without compelling evidence of a homogeneous disease. Most investigations over the past century, however, have been designed without addressing ... More


What Dimensions of Heterogeneity Are Relevant for Treatment Outcome?

Leanne M. Williams and Chloe Gott

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0004
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Schizophrenia is a disorder, or a class of disorders, of cognition. Defining features include a loss of coordination in core perception, attention, memory, and executive functions together with the ... More


How Should Resilience Factors Be Incorporated in Treatment Development?

Peter B. Jones

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

This chapter reviews the definitions of resilience with respect to psychological disorder and to schizophrenia, in particular. Alternative meanings of resilience emphasize innate characteristics and ... More


Insights into New Treatments for Early Psychosis from Genetic, Neurodevelopment, and Cognitive Neuroscience Research

Kristin S. Cadenhead and Camilo de la Fuente-Sandoval

in Schizophrenia: Evolution and Synthesis

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780262019620
eISBN:
9780262314602
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262019620.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience

Genetic and epidemiological studies have begun to identify specific “vulnerability” genes and environmental risk factors that, together, may contribute to neurodevelopmental abnormalities and the ... More


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