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Form and content: the role of discourse in mental disorder

Grant Gillett

in Nature and Narrative

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Published in print May 2003 | ISBN: 9780198526117
Published online March 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754326 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/med/9780198526117.003.0009

Series: International Perspectives in Philosophy & Psychiatry

Form and content: the role of discourse in mental disorder

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Chapter 9 argues that the mental origins of psychiatric disorders are affected in both their structure and their operation by the way that our own mental acts can become foci of intentional attitudes. As such they are informed by the productive and evaluative aspects of interpersonal relations and cultural evolution.

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Subjects: Psychiatry

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