Method in Madness by Peter W. Halligan
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Method in Madness
By Peter W. Halligan

Method in Madness

Case Studies in Cognitive Neuropsychiatry

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Method in Madness by Peter W. Halligan

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In clinical neuropsychiatry, case studies provide invaluable demonstrations of the range and types of unusual psychological states that can occur after brain damage. In the pursuit of objectivity and scientific respectability, however, many academic reports of neuropsychiatric disorders appear cold, contrived and impersonal. The essence and character of the patient's experience and behaviour is easily obscured or even lost - a fact that cannot help researchers, therapists and other practitioners to relate their conceptual knowledge to the flesh-and-blood people they meet in their professional lives. In practice, much of the actual discourse of such patients has been ignored as unworthy of scientific interest. This book describes real patients in a clear and jargon-free way. These cases should serve to reduce the discrepancy between the formal representations of psychiatric illness in the mainstream literature and the reality of people struggling to make sense of their own predicament in everyday life.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780863774423
ISBN-10: 0863774423
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 156mm x 24mm)
Pages: 320
Imprint: Psychology Press Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Oct-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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