• Part I: Historical and conceptual perspectives
Chapter 1 Defining Psychosis, Trauma and Dissociation: Historical and Contemporary Conceptions
Chapter 2 Historical Conceptions of Dissociative and Psychotic Disorders: From Mesmer to the 20th Century
Chapter 3 Hysterical Psychosis: An Historical Review and Empirical Evaluation
Chapter 4 The Role of Dissociation in the Historical Concept of Schizophrenia
Chapter 5 Ego-Fragmentation in Schizophrenia: A Severe Dissociation of Self-Experience
Chapter 6 From Hysteria to Chronic Relational Trauma Disorder: The History of Borderline Personality Disorder and Its Connection to Trauma, Dissociation and Psychosis
Chapter 7 An Attachment Perspective on Schizophrenia: The Role of Disorganized Attachment, Dissociation and Mentalization
Chapter 8 Childhood Experiences and Delusions: Trauma, Memory and the Double Bind
• Part II Research perspectives
Chapter 9 Childhood Trauma in Psychotic and Dissociative Disorders
Chapter 10 Structural Brain Changes in Psychotic Disorders, Dissociative Disorders, and after Childhood Adversity: Similarities and Differences
Chapter 11 Dissociative Symptoms in Schizophrenia Spectrum Disorders
Chapter 12 Psychotic Symptoms in Dissociative Disorders
Chapter 13 Auditory Verbal Hallucinations: Prevalence, Phenomenology, and the Dissociation Hypothesis
Chapter 14 The Value of Hypnotizability in Differentiating Dissociative from Psychotic Disorders
Chapter 15 Depersonalization/Derealization Disorder and Schizotypal Personality Disorder
Chapter 16 Posttraumatic Stress Disorder With Psychotic Features
Chapter 17 Memory Disturbances in Schizophrenia and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder
Chapter 18 Cognitive Perspectives on Dissociation and Psychosis: Differences in the Processing of Threat?
• Part III Clinical perspectives
Chapter 19 Dissociative Psychosis: Clinical and Theoretical Aspects
Chapter 20 Dissociative Schizophrenia: A Proposed Subtype of Schizophrenia
Chapter 21 Advances in Clinical Assessment: The Differential Diagnosis of Dissociative Identity Disorder and Schizophrenia
Chapter 22 A Psychological Assessment Perspective on Clinical and Conceptual Distinctions between Dissociative and Psychotic Disorders
Chapter 23 The Role of Double Binds, Reality Testing, and Chronic Relational Trauma in the Genesis and Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder
Chapter 24 Accepting and Working with Voices: The Maastricht Approach
Chapter 25 Trauma Therapy for Psychosis? Research and Clinical Experience using EMDR with Psychotic Patients
Chapter 26 Treating Dissociative and Psychotic Disorders Psychodynamically
Chapter 27 Dissociation, Psychosis and Spirituality: Whose Voices are We Hearing?
An invaluable sourcebook on the complex relationship between psychosis, trauma, and dissociation, thoroughly revised and updated.
This revised and updated second edition of Psychosis, Trauma and Dissociation offers an important resource that takes a wide-ranging and in-depth look at the multifaceted relationship between trauma, dissociation and psychosis. The editors – leaders in their field – have drawn together more than fifty noted experts from around the world, to canvas the relevant literature from historical, conceptual, empirical and clinical perspectives. The result documents the impressive gains made over the past ten years in understanding multiple aspects of the interface between trauma, dissociation and psychosis.
The historical/conceptual section clarifies the meaning of the terms dissociation, trauma and psychosis, proposes dissociation as central to the historical concepts of schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder, and considers unique development perspectives on delusions and the onset of schizophrenia. The empirical section of the text compares and contrasts psychotic and dissociative disorders from a wide range of perspectives, including phenomenology, childhood trauma, and memory and cognitive disturbances, whilst the clinical section focuses on the assessment, differential diagnosis and treatment of these disorders, along with proposals for new and novel hybrid disorders.
This important resource:
• Offers extensive updated coverage of the field, from all relevant perspectives
• Brings together in one text contributions from scholars and clinicians working in diverse geographical and theoretical areas
• Helps define and bring cohesion to this new and important field
• Features nine new chapters on: conceptions of trauma, dissociation and psychosis, PTSD with psychotic features, delusions and memory, trauma treatment of psychotic symptoms, and differences between the diagnostic groups on hypnotizability, memory disturbances, brain imaging, auditory verbal hallucinations and psychological testing
Written for clinicians, researchers and academics in the areas of trauma, child abuse, dissociation and psychosis, but relevant for psychiatrists, psychologists and psychotherapists working in any area, the revised second edition of Psychosis, Trauma and Dissociation makes an invaluable contribution to this important evolving field.