Patricia McCarthy – Evidence-Based Practice And Psychoanalysis: Thought Disorder and the Dream

Issue 46 (Spring 2011)  Pages – 57-71 Post-modernism, quantum theory, psychoanalysis-buzz words of the twentieth century likely to be misunderstood by the non-specialist – are domains that are governed by abstract sets of laws whose effect cannot be predicted and, … Continue reading

Kevin Malone – Schizophrenia and Psychoanalysis: Brief Observations from Contemporary American Psychiatric Literature

Issue 40 (Sprint 2009) Pages-1-5 s « J on opening remarks to the conference Schizophrenia 1908-2008: – r*; ‘ csis and Psychoanalysis, this article reflects on the current status of yr-cr: analysis within modem American psychiatry and the fact that it … Continue reading

Tom Dalzell – Schizophrenia in Freud and Lacan: No Return to pre-Kraepelinian Bewilderment

Issue 40 (Spring 2009) Pages-7-17 This article argues that while Freud accepted Kraepelin’s nosological divisions, he reversed the order of late nineteenth century conceptions of psychosis, objective-biological and subjective-biographical, without returning to early nineteenth century Romantic psychiatry or obviating the claims of biological psychiatry on … Continue reading

Christian Fierens – Foreclosure and Discordance: Is Schizophrenia Thinkable?

Issue 40 (Spring 2009) Pages-59-67 This article argues that schizophrenia, as the illness o f the psychical system in its generality, can only be approached by posing the preliminary question: ‘‘what is association?”. I f one thinks in terms o f a … Continue reading

Bernhard Kiichenhoff – Bleuler, Freud and Jung on Dementia Praecox (Schizophrenia) in 1908

Issue 40 (Spring 2009) This paper demonstrates what Bleuler, Freud and Jung had in common in 1908, but it also highlights their theoretical differences in relation to the aetiology o f dementia praecox or what Bleuler that year called the “schizophrenias ”. It … Continue reading