Above the Ground and Beneath the Clouds: Schizophrenia in by Yannis Grammatopoulos

By Yannis Grammatopoulos

Above the floor and underneath the Clouds examines the background, conceptualisation, and remedy of the psychotic sub-type of schizophrenia, as this can be encouraged via psychoanalysis of Lacanian orientation, that's contrasted to fashionable psychiatry. The book's major concentration is the prestige of the schizophrenic physique and language. The ways that those techniques could be of theoretical and medical use in modern medical settings are tested throughout.The publication contains 3 components. the 1st half contains the theoretical research of schizophrenia in early twentieth century psychiatry and within the thought and educating of Freud, Lacan, and different influential psychoanalysts. the second one half provides the interesting case of the past due nineteenth century Greek author Georgios Vizyenos, who invented a unprecedented technique to anchor the physique earlier than his admission to a psychiatric establishment in 1896. The 3rd half discusses the consequences of these findings for the modern psychoanalytic prognosis and therapy of schizophrenia.Assisted via examples from the author's scientific adventure and from literature and artwork, this e-book sheds priceless mild on essentially the most vague sub-type of psychosis. will probably be of aid to teachers, clinicians, trainees, and an individual who's drawn to the way in which modern psychoanalysis methods the repeatedly difficult topic of madness.

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