Pierre-Yves Brandt

Nader Perroud2
Sylvia Mohr2
Isabelle Rieben2
Philippe Huguelet2
2Nader Perroud
2Sylvia Mohr
2Isabelle Rieben
2Philippe Huguelet
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Spirituality and religiousness have been shown to be highly prevalent in patients with schizophrenia. This study assesses the predictive value of helpful vs. harmful use of religion to cope with schizophrenia or schizo-affective disorder at 3 years. From an initial cohort of 115 outpatients, 80% were reassessed for positive, negative and general symptoms,(More)
BACKGROUND Studies have found higher levels of insecure attachment in individuals with schizophrenia. Attachment theory provides a framework necessary for conceptualizing the development of interpersonal functioning. Some aspects of the attachment of the believer to his/her spiritual figure are similar to those between the child and his/her parents. The(More)
This paper introduces a novel approach to data analysis in social sciences designed for the needs of specialists in the psychology of religion. We detect developmental and cross-cultural patterns in children's drawings of God(s) and other supernatural agents. The popular methods in social sciences lack objectivity and are heavily influenced by the(More)
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