Chapter 13: Religion vs. Natural Science on Mental Health; Schizophrenia: A Disorder of Self?
- 1. What are the tensions between the religious vs. natural science interpretation of mental illness; the Hippocratic system and the system of modern Western medicine; the biological versus psychological interpretation; and/or the psychoanalytic versus behaviorist interpretations?
- 2. What happens to the self in Schizophrenia? Is the psychopathological core of schizophrenia a disorder of self?
Chapter 14: Preserving Oneself: Passive Emotion; Indian/Chinese Thought
- 1. Are truly free people free from passive emotions? Discuss this in light of Eastern and Western thought.
- 2. Discuss the contributions of Indian and Chinese thought to preserving oneself.
IMPORTANT NOTE: See the Webliography in Course Resources. Please be sure to visit the Video Library in Course Resources for short films on Chapters 13-16. For discussions, please cite only the following: videos, government or university websites, encyclopedias, and or peer-reviewed journals or books.