This book is a study of schizophrenia in a modern psychiatric hospital, arising from an anthropological investigation of the work of clinical satff.
Table of Contents
1. Schizophrenia in context
2. Time and space in a progressive psychiatric
3. Professional domains and the dimensions of a
4. Clinical teams and the 'whole person'
5. Documenting a case: the written construction
6. Moral trajectories: from acute psychosis to
7. Historical formulations of schizophrenia:
degeneration and disintegration
8. Contemporary formulations of schizophrenia:
explaining the inexplicable
9. Schizophrenia for practical purposes
10. The person, the case, and schizophrenia