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Alien Landscapes?

Interpreting Disordered Minds

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$35.00 • £28.95 • €31.50

ISBN 9780674368361

Publication Date: 09/02/2014

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448 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

27 color illustrations

Belknap Press

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  • Preface
  • Prologue
  • Part One: “Antisocial Personality,” Values, Psychiatry
    • 1. Socratic Questions in Broadmoor
    • 2. The Contours of a Moral Landscape
    • 3. Childhood and After
    • 4. Interpreting This Landscape
    • 5. Shakespeare Comes to Broadmoor
  • Part Two: On Human Interpretation
    • 6. Hopes for the Future of Psychiatry
    • 7. “A Skill So Deeply Hidden in the Human Soul”
    • 8. Intuitive Interpretation
    • 9. Reflective Interpretation
  • Part Three: Human Interpretation in Psychiatry
    • 10. “A Gulf Which Defies Description”
    • 11. Autism and Interpretation
    • 12. Interpreting Delusions
    • 13. Waking Dreams
  • Part Four: The Boundaries of Psychiatry
    • 14. The Need for Boundaries
    • 15. Personality and Sexuality
    • 16. Dysfunction?
    • 17. Harm
    • 18. What Is Autism?
    • 19. Crossing the Medical Boundary?
    • 20. Strands in a Good Human Life
  • Part Five: Agency, Control, and Responsibility
    • 21. Brain, Mind, and Agency
    • 22. Psychiatric Conditions and the Framework of Responsibility
    • 23. What Is Addiction?
    • 24. Unwilling Addiction as Diminished Control
    • 25. Character, Personality Disorder, and Responsibility
  • Part Six: Identity
    • 26. The Sense of Self
    • 27. Moral Identity and Moral Injury
    • 28. Psychotherapy, Autonomy, and Self-Creation
    • 29. Entrapment in Eating Disorders
    • 30. Authenticity and Identity in Eating Disorders
    • 31. Dementia, Responsibility, and Identity
    • 32. Schizophrenia
    • 33. Self-Creation, Values, and Psychiatric Disorder
  • Epilogue
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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