The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry

Paperback | March 5, 2015

EditorK.W.M. Fulford, Martin Davies, Richard Gipps

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Philosophy has much to offer psychiatry, not least regarding ethical issues, but also issues regarding the mind, identity, values, and volition. This has become only more important as we have witnessed the growth and power of the pharmaceutical industry, accompanied by developments in theneurosciences. However, too few practising psychiatrists are familiar with the literature in this area. The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry offers the most comprehensive reference resource for this area ever published. It assembles challenging and insightful contributions from key philosophers and others to the interactive fields of philosophy and psychiatry. Each contributions isoriginal, stimulating, thorough, and clearly and engagingly written - with no potentially significant philosophical stone left unturned. Broad in scope, the book includes coverage of several areas of philosophy, including philosophy of mind, science, and ethics. For philosophers and psychiatrists, The Oxford Handbook of Philosophy and Psychiatry is a landmark publication in the field - one that will be of value to both students and researchers in this rapidly growing area.

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Philosophy has much to offer psychiatry, not least regarding ethical issues, but also issues regarding the mind, identity, values, and volition. This has become only more important as we have witnessed the growth and power of the pharmaceutical industry, accompanied by developments in theneurosciences. However, too few practising psych...

K. W. M. Fulford is Professor at St Cross College, Oxford, UK.

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Table of Contents

1. The Next Hundred Years: Watching our Ps and QSection One: History2. Introduction3. Daniel Robinson: The insanity defense as a history of mental disorder4. Terence Irwin: Mental health as moral virtue: some ancient arguments5. Edward Harcourt: Aristotle, Plato and the Anti-Psychiatrists: Comment on Irwin6. Katherine Arens: Wilhelm Griesinger: Philosophy as origin of a new psychiatry7. Christoph Mundt: The Philosophical Roots of Karl Jaspers' General Psychopathology8. Federico Leoni: From Madness to Mental Illness: Psychiatry and Biopolitics in Michel Foucault9. 1. Jennifer Radden and Somogy Varga: The epistemological value of depression memoirs: a meta-analysisSection Two: Contexts of Care10. Introduction11. Pat Bracken and Philip Thomas: Challenges to the Modernist Identity of Psychiatry: User Empowerment and Recovery12. Marilyn Nissim-Sabat: Race and gender in philosophy of psychiatry: science, relativism and phenomenology13. Louis C. Charland: Why Psychiatry Should Fear Medicalization14. James Phillips: Technology And Psychiatry15. Larry Davidson: Cure and RecoverySection Three: Establishing Relationships16. Introduction17. Thor Grunbaum and Dan Zahavi: Varieties of Self-Awareness18. Daniel D. Hutto: Interpersonal Relating19. Shaun Gallagher: Intersubjectivity and psychopathology20. Anita Avramides: Other Minds, Autism, and Depth in Human Interaction21. Nancy Nyquist Potter: Empathic foundations of clinical knowledge22. Grant Gillett and Rom Harre: Discourse and diseases of the psyche23. Giovanni Stanghellini: Philosophical Resources for the Psychiatric InterviewSection Four: Summoning Concepts24. Introduction25. Elselijn Kingma: Naturalistic Accounts of Mental Disorder26. KWM Fulford and CW van Staden: Values-based practice: topsy-turvy take home messages from ordinary language philosophy (and a few next steps)27. Kelso Cratsley and Richard Samuels: Cognitive Science and Explanations of Psychopathology28. Derek Bolton: What is Mental Illness?29. John Z. Sadler: Vice and Mental Disorders30. Lisa Bortolotti: Rationality and Sanity: The role of rationality judgements in understanding psychiatric disorders31. Jennifer Church: Boundary Problems: Negotiating the Challenges of Responsibility and Loss32. George Graham: Ordering Disorder: Mental disorder, brain disorder, and therapeutic Intervention33. Eric Matthews: Mental Disorder: Can Merleau-Ponty take us beyond the "Mind-Brain" problem?Section Five: Descriptive Psychopathology34. Introduction35. Gerrit Glas: Anxiety and phobias: Phenomenologies, concepts, explanations36. Matthew Ratcliffe: Depression and the phenomenology of free will37. Katherine J. Morris: Body image disorders38. Thomas Fuchs: The phenomenology of affectivity39. Louis Sass and Elizabeth Pienkos: Delusion: The phenomenological approach40. Johannes Roessler: Thought insertion, self-awareness, and rationality41. Tim Bayne: The disunity of consciousness in psychiatric disorders42. Martin Davies and Andy Egan: Delusion: Cognitive approaches - Bayesian inference and compartmentalizationSection Six: Assessment and Diagnostic Categories43. Introduction44. Jeffrey Poland and Barbara Von Eckardt: Mapping the Domain of Mental Illness45. John Z. Sadler: Values in psychiatric diagnosis and classification46. Matthew Broome, Paolo Fusar-Poli, and Philippe Wuyts: Conceptual and ethical issues in the Prodromal Phase of Psychosis47. S. Nassir Ghaemi: Understanding Mania and Depression48. R. Peter Hobson: Autism and the Philosophy of Mind49. Julian C. Hughes: Dementia is dead, long live ageing: Philosophy and practice in connection with "dementia"50. Walter Sinnott-Armstrong and Hanna Pickard: What is Addiction?51. Owen Flanagan: Identity and Addiction: What alcoholic memoirs teach52. Peter Zachar and Robert F. Krueger: Personality Disorder and Validity: A History of Controversy53. Stephen R.L. Clark: Personal Identity and Identity DisordersSection Seven: Explanation and Understanding54. Introduction55. John Campbell: Causation and Mechanisms in Psychiatry56. Rachel Cooper: Natural Kinds57. Dominic Murphy: The Medical Model and the Philosophy of Science58. Nick Haslam: Reliability, Validity, and the Mixed Blessings of Operationalism59. Kenneth F. Schaffner: Reduction and Reductionism in Psychiatry60. Michael A. Bishop and J.D. Trout: Diagnostic Prediction and Prognosis: Getting from Symptom to Treatment61. Tim Thornton: Clinical judgment, tacit knowledge and recognition in psychiatric diagnosis62. Nicholas Shea: Neural Mechanisms of Decision Making and the Personal Level63. Giovanna Colombetti: Psychopathology and the Enactive Mind64. Michael Lacewing: Could psychoanalysis be a science?Section Eight: Cure and Care65. Introduction66. Hanna Pickard: Responsibility without Blame: Philosophical Reflections on Clinical Practice67. Lubomira Radoilska: Depression, Decisional Capacity, and Personal Autonomy68. Fredrik Svenaeus: Psychopharmacology and the Self69. Bennett Foddy, Guy Kahane, and Julian Savulescu: Practical neuropsychiatric Ethics70. David A. Jopling: Placebo Effects in Psychiatry and Psychotherapy71. Richard Askay and Jensen Farquhar: Being Unconscious: Heidegger and Freud72. Richard Gipps: Assumptions behind CBT: a philosophical appraisal73. Jim Hopkins: Understanding and Healing: Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis in the Era of Neuroscience

Editorial Reviews

"This invaluable collection brings together many of the most prominent figures in the philosophy of psychiatry. The volume is a testament to the high quality of research emerging from this rapidly expanding and relatively new field. The volume provides a helpful aerial representation of theterrain, and lays the ground for future innovative work in the discipline. The Handbook contains valuable contributions on the history of the discipline, and it shows how the field is relevant to rigorous research in many areas of contemporary philosophy and relevant to clinical practice. Readers ofthe volume will be convinced that the philosophy of psychiatry is an enduring and deeply rewarding area of interdisciplinary study." --Gary J. Gala, and Daniel D. Moseley, Ph.D., The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill