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IN CONTEXT

APPROACH

Anti-psychiatry

BEFORE

1908 Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler coins the term “schizophrenia” to refer to the splitting of mental functions.

1911 Sigmund Freud proposes that schizophrenia is purely psychological, though it cannot be treated with psychoanalysis.

1943 French philosopher Jean-Paul Sartre introduces the distinction between the true self and the false self.

1956 Gregory Bateson, British social scientist, defines a “double bind” as an emotionally distressing dilemma in which all the potential resolutions lead to negative consequences.

AFTER

1978 CT brain scans reveal physical differences between chronic schizophrenics and non-schizophrenics. ...

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