1996 issue 3


Volume 5, issue 3


Schizophrenic illness as individual experience

Jacek Wciórka1
1. I Klinika Psychiatryczna Instytutu Psychiatrii i Neurologii w Warszawie
Postępy Psychiatrii i Neurologii, 1996, 5, 241-263
Keywords: schizophrenia, subjective aspects


An overview is presented of theoretical conceptions and research findings concerning the subjective (individual) experience of schizophrenia. Basic sources and approaches making this sort of knowledge available are outlined, and results of relations, observations, reflections and research on this subject are discussed. Moreover, major clinical implications of such knowledge are pointed out.

Address for correspondence:
Doc. Jacek Wciórka, I Klinika Psychiatryczna, Instytut Psychiatrii i Neurologii,
Al. Sobieskiego 1/9, 02-957 Warszawa