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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 recommended through psychoanalysis of Lacanian orientation, that's contrasted to trendy psychiatry. The book's major concentration is the prestige of the schizophrenic physique and language. The ways that those innovations should be of theoretical and scientific use in modern medical settings are tested throughout.The booklet contains 3 components. the 1st half contains the theoretical research of schizophrenia in early twentieth century psychiatry and within the conception and instructing of Freud, Lacan, and different influential psychoanalysts. the second one half provides the attention-grabbing case of the past due nineteenth century Greek author Georgios Vizyenos, who invented a rare method to anchor the physique ahead of 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 medical event and from literature and paintings, this publication sheds useful mild on the most vague sub-type of psychosis. will probably be of support to lecturers, clinicians, trainees, and a person who's attracted to the way in which modern psychoanalysis methods the many times hard topic of madness.

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