The psychotic character: Clinical psychiatric considerations

  title={The psychotic character: Clinical psychiatric considerations},
  author={John Frosch},
  journal={The Psychiatric Quarterly},
  • J. Frosch
  • Published 2005
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The Psychiatric Quarterly
T,he purpose o,f this co~mmunicati~n is to delineate a s~drLome from among the s,o-called borderline conditio,ns, a , whicth i have chasen to aall the p,sychotic character, a counterpart to the r~e~rotic character.** I propose tt~e h~p,ottresis that. the p,sycho,t~c ch,ar~aeier represents a specific and re c(rgniz~b~e cli~lfical entity, very m~r ~s does t3~e neurotic character, a~b,eit with all the lilniMti, m~s of the ~a~ter diagnosis. We are dealilag in tire p!s~cho~r e~aracter with… Expand
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