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Speaking of the Everyday: Psychosis and Writing

Stone, Brendan (2005) Speaking of the Everyday: Psychosis and Writing. In: Narrative, Memory & Everyday Life. University of Huddersfield, Huddersfield, pp. 169-176.

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      Abstract

      With reference to two journals written by women hospitalized with
      psychotic disorders and subsequently published (Hart, 1997; Jefferson,
      1975), I examine the role of writing in the context of acute ‘mental
      illness’.1 In particular, I suggest that simply recording the everyday may
      help psychotic patients to (re)fashion a coherent sense of selfhood.

      Item Type: Book Chapter
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      Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
      B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BF Psychology
      Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences > Narrative and Memory Research Group > Narrative and Memory Research Group Annual Conference
      School of Human and Health Sciences
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      Depositing User: Cherry Edmunds
      Date Deposited: 02 Jul 2009 12:52
      Last Modified: 30 Jul 2010 14:12
      URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/4946

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