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Identity in the Context of Schizophrenia

This discussion focuses on the impact of context on the presentation of schizophrenia. This context may be said to originate from the mental or the material worlds of the schizophrenic. The article postulates that the lack of an ego-syntonic context causes the schizophrenic to engage in ongoing speculation about her mental and material contexts. Read More

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Ann Olson is a doctor of psychology, a writer of fiction, creative nonfiction and poetry.


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