Chapter 13: Religion vs. Natural Science on Mental Health; Schizophrenia: A Disorder of Self? 1.

Chapter 13: Religion vs. Natural Science on Mental Health; Schizophrenia: A Disorder of Self?

  1. 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. 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. 1. Are truly free people free from passive emotions? Discuss this in light of Eastern and Western thought.
  2. 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.

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