Subjectivity in clinical practice: on the origins of psychiatric semiology in early French alienism.

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The aim of this article is to contribute to the analysis of the origins of psychiatric semiology, which by emphasizing subjectivity in clinical practice, gave birth to psychopathology as the scientific and intellectual enterprise of alienism. In other words, beyond simple anatomical and clinical observation, there was an effort to 'listen to' and 'read' the… (More)
DOI: 10.1177/0957154X14543992

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@article{Huertas2014SubjectivityIC, title={Subjectivity in clinical practice: on the origins of psychiatric semiology in early French alienism.}, author={Rafael Huertas}, journal={History of psychiatry}, year={2014}, volume={25 4}, pages={459-67} }