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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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
|Depositing User:||Cherry Edmunds|
|Date Deposited:||02 Jul 2009 12:52|
|Last Modified:||30 Jul 2010 14:12|
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