Phenomenology and the Social Context of Psychiatry: Social Relations, Psychopathology, and Husserl's Philosophy (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Phi

Phenomenology and the Social Context of Psychiatry: Social Relations, Psychopathology, and Husserl's Philosophy (Bloomsbury Studies in Continental Phi

By: Magnus Englander (editor)Hardback

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Exploring phenomenological philosophy as it relates to psychiatry and the social world, this book establishes a common language between psychiatrists, anti-psychiatrists, psychologists and social workers. Phenomenology and the Social Context of Psychiatry is an inter-disciplinary work by phenomenological philosophers, psychiatrists, and psychologists to discover the essence and foundations of social psychiatry. Using the phenomenology of Husserl as a point of departure, the meanings of empathy, interpersonal understanding, we-intentionality, ethics, citizenship and social inclusion are investigated in relation to psychopathology, nosology, and clinical research. This work, drawing upon the rich classical and contemporary phenomenological tradition, touching on a broad range of thinkers such as Deleuze, Levinas, and R.D. Laing, also explicates how phenomenology is a method capable of capturing the human condition and its intricate relation to the social world and mental illness

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Magnus Englander is Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work at Malmoe University, Sweden and Faculty Member in the Department of Humanistic and Clinical Psychology, Saybrook University, USA. He also serves as the Book Review Editor for the Journal of Phenomenological Psychology.


Introduction: Magnus Englander Towards a Phenomenological Social Psychiatry Chapter 1: Larry Davidson Transcendental Intersubjectivity as the Foundation for a Phenomenological Social Psychiatry Chapter 2: Mads Gram Henriksen Schizophrenia, Psychosis, and Empathy Chapter 3: Magnus Englander Empathy in a Social Psychiatry Chapter 4: Scott D. Churchill On the Empathic Mode of Intuition: A Phenomenological Foundation for Social Psychiatry Chapter 5: Frederick J. Wertz, Miraj U. Desai, Emily Maynard, Justin R. Misurell, Mary Beth Morrissey, Batya Rotter, Nicoletta C. Skoufalos Research Methods for Person-Centered Health Science: Fordham Studies of Suffering and Transcendence Chapter 6: Idun Roseth & Rob Bongaardt A Phenomenological Understanding of Postpartum Depression and its Treatment Chapter 7: Samuel Thoma & Thomas Fuchs A Phenomenology of Sensus Communis: Outline of a Phenomenological Approach to Social Psychiatry Chapter 8: Susi Ferrarello Husserl's Ethics and Psychiatry Chapter 9: Marc Applebaum The I and the We: Psychological Reflections on Husserl's Egology Index

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  • ISBN13: 9781350044302
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 224
  • ID: 9781350044302
  • weight: 494
  • ISBN10: 135004430X

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