This module aims to explore the philosophical-history and origins of ideas such as health-illness/psychosis-neurosis/causes-meanings/natural science-human science/fact-value.
The module consists of five distinct units:
- Unit 2:
- Alternative histories - What would happen if we started somewhere else, with someone else?
- What would (e.g.) a Spinozistic psychopathology look like? What do we lose by abandoning the Kantian framework? What do we gain?
- Unit 3: (Bill Fulford)
- Case Studies – Identifying Psychosis
- Delusion, Psychosis, Capacity Psychosis
- Unit 4: Hacking
- Case Studies – Mad travelers: reflections on the reality of transient mental illnesses
- Historical reflections on ‘reality’
- Questioning questions: is ‘is it real?’ a good question? And if not, why not?
- Understanding the psychiatric-ecosystem: why do certain diagnoses flourish and die?
- Unit 5:
- Spiritual Experience and Psychopathology
- Whose values? Which facts?
- Tying it all together
- Why can’t we stop asking is it real? Should we?
- The relationship between theory and practice – how do we use case studies in philosophy?
Mon 24 Sep '1824/09 - 28/09: Essentials of Clinical Education ( Cohort A)24/09 - 26/09: InductionTue 25 Sep '1825/09 - 26/09: Clinical Examination Skills (A)Wed 26 Sep '18Nurses DayMon 01 Oct '1801/10 - 05/10: Understanding Research & Critical Appraisal in Health Care (A)