This book reviews our knowledge of the incoherent speech which can present as a symptom of schizophrenia. It covers clinical presentation, differential diagnosis and the theories proposed to account for the symptom in these ‘thought disordered’ patients, ranging from the psychoanalytic to there being a form of aphasia involved.Table of Contents 1. Describing schizophrenic speech2. Thought disorder as a syndrome in schizophrenia3. The differential diagnosis of thought disorder4. Thought disorder as a form of dysphasia5. Thought disorder and communicative competence6. Thought disorder as a dysexecutive phenomenon7. The dyssemantic hypothesis of thought disorder8. Some conclusions and a few speculations.
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Titolo: Schizophrenic Speech - Making Sense of Bathroots and Ponds That Fall in Doorways
Autori: McKenna - Oh
Editore: Cambridge University Press
Finitura: Copertina flessibile
Misure: 17x24 cm