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The pathological reactions ("psychoreactive" or "psychogenic" disorders)

Textbook of Psychiatry pp 431-495 | Cite as

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We believe that we can best understand the development of numerous disorders if we investigate the psychological processing of a psychological experience (mediated by the sense organs). They have been grouped under different names (psychoreactive or psychogenic disorders, developmental disorders of personality, etc.), none of which are entirely satisfactory.

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  1. The “reactions” as acute and temporary disturbances have also been contrasted with the “developments” as long-lasting and more definitive processes; But it should be remembered that even the short-lived reactions are episodes in a personality development and that conversely the personality development was brought closer to understanding from an uninterrupted chain of reactions. Google Scholar
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