Insight in Psychosis: An Integrated Perspective [chapter]

Starlin Vijay Mythri, Johann Alex Ebenezer
2018 Psychosis - Biopsychosocial and Relational Perspectives  
Insight in psychosis is a multidimensional concept with each component being influenced by various biological, individual and cultural factors. The study and understanding of such a concept needs to be done at various levels and with needed emphasis on the personal and interpersonal aspects of the people suffering with psychotic disorders, as this is routinely neglected in the clinical discourse in favor of reductionist biological models. An adequate understanding of the nature of human person
more » ... re of human person should undergird a complex effort like the inquiry into the higher concepts of human experience such as delusion and insight into illness, which in turn should guide the therapeutic, administrative and legal management of people with psychotic illness.
doi:10.5772/intechopen.79368 fatcat:puy3cg64ajglrkno6yxdzgs65m