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Schizophrenia and Common Sense: Explaining the Relation Between Madness and Social Values
Schizophrenia is usually described as a fragmentation of subjective experience and the impossibility to engage in meaningful cultural and intersubjective practices. Although the term schizophrenia isExpand
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An Integrative-Relational Approach in Schizophrenia: From Philosophical Principles to Mentalization-Based Practice
In this paper, we explore psychosis and schizophrenia as prototype disturbances, where mentalizing failures are widely seen. We attempt to describe how the process of rekindling mentalizing withinExpand
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Transference and the Therapeutic Relationship - Working For or Against It?
In this article I start by contextualizing transference and its origins which will then lead me to a discussion on the history of the concept and the changes it has suffered through time. I willExpand
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Schizophrenia, Social Practices and Cultural Values: A Conceptual Introduction
Schizophrenia is usually described as a fragmentation of subjective experience and the impossibility to engage in meaningful cultural and intersubjective practices. Although the term schizophrenia isExpand
Casa de Alba: Therapeutic community for severe mental health problems
The Romao de Sousa Foundation has worked for three years to establish Casa de Alba which aims to help individuals and families affected by mental health problems. Working within aExpand
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