Writing and thinking styles of the schizophrenic.

Gian Luca Barbieri


Analyses and theorization about psychotic mental functioning, elaborated starting specifically from clinical experience, can benefit from some interesting aspects coming from the observation of the writing of individuals with schozophrenic syndromes. This approach is of interest in our view above all due to the specificity of the written code which, compared to orality, imposes some different ways of structuring thought and introduces significant variables at the emotional and contextual level.
The following observations are related to the activities carried out in a “creative writing workshop” we coordinated at the C.R.T. (Residential Centre for Psychiatric Therapies and Resocialization) in Cremona.

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Rivista di Psicologia Clinica. Teoria e metodi dell'intervento

Rivista Telematica a Carattere Scientifico Registrazione presso il Tribunale civile di Roma (n.149/2006 del 17/03/2006)

ISSN 1828-9363