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Keert nieuwe psychiatrie terug naar de betekenis?

Research group Willuhn
Publication year 2018
Published in Tijdschrift voor Psychiatrie
Authors D. Denys,
The order of authors may deviate from the original publication due to temporary technical issues.

BACKGROUND: Psychiatry is currently challenged by two main issues, subjectivity and non-exclusivity.<br /> AIM: The re-appraisal of phenomenological psychiatry.<br /> METHOD: Personal reflection. <br /> RESULTS: Phenomenology may contribute to psychiatry by 1. offering a method, 2. focusing on descriptive observation, and 3. taking a neutral stance.<br /> CONCLUSION: By emphasizing the subjective experience, phenomenology offers psychiatry an opportunity to become proficient and to distinguish itself from other disciplines through the continued development of insight and understanding of mental disorders.

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