We argue that psychopathology, as the discipline that assesses and makes sense of abnormal human subjectivity, should be at the heart of psychiatry. It should be a basic educational prerequisite in the curriculum for mental health professionals and a key element of the shared intellectual identity of clinicians and researchers in this field.

Original publication

DOI

10.1192/bjp.bp.113.138974

Type

Journal article

Journal

Br J Psychiatry

Publication Date

09/2014

Volume

205

Pages

169 - 170

Keywords

Humans, Mental Disorders, Psychiatry, Psychopathology