Approaches to Insanity: A Philosophical & Sociological Study by Jeff Coulter

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Moyra Williams Brain Damage and the Mind Penguin (1970). 'Speech is disturbed in psychiatric patients as well as those with focal cerebral lesions but in general the psychotic speech disorders can be distinguished from those due to focal cerebral lesions' (p. 100). Williams is not here claiming that psychotic speech peculiarities can be precisely mapped, but that generally they are different to those typically found in brain-damaged subjects. This excellent little book gathers together some of the best recent research in the field.

Of course, few mental patients make performative utterances that get mistranslated as ~eports on their own pathology in organic researches! 30. S. Rado et al 'Schizotypal Organisation: A Preliminary Report on a Clinical Study of Schizophrenia' in S. Rado & G. ) Changing Concepts of Psychoanalytic Medicine New York, Grune and Schizophrenia as a Disease 31 Stratton ( 1956) 31. R. G. Heath 'A Biochemical Hypothesis on the Etiology of Schizophrenia' in D. D. ) The Aetiology of Schizophrenia New York, Basic Books (1960) 32.

S. ) op. cit. pp. 27-36 77. Irving I. Gottesman 'Severity-Concordance and Diagnostic Refinement in the Maudsley-Bethlem Schizophrenic Twin Study' in Rosenthal & Kety op. cit. pp. 37-48 78. Einar Kringlen 'An Epidemiological-Clinical Twin Study on Schizophrenia' in ibid pp. 49-63 . 79. David Rosenthal op. cit. p. 416. Rosenthal is here expounding one view put forward by some hereditarians; he is not necessarily one of 34 Approaches to Insanity its proponents 80. L. S. Penrose op. cit. (note 64) 81.

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