By Janusz Wrobel
ISBN-13: 9789027278418This booklet investigates the functioning of linguistic phenomena, in particular within the region of semantics and pragmatics of the language of schizophrenics. by way of making semantics and pragmatics the first items of this paintings, the writer departs from the conventional procedure of these psycholinguistic and psychiatric experiences which goal to provide an explanation for how the language of schizophrenics differs from the typical language. This publication, nevertheless, primarily makes an attempt to supply the explanation why this language differs. The shift from description to clarification required the improvement of a brand new psycholinguistic technique and the statement that schizophrenia is a semiotic affliction. The striking humanistic price of this publication lies within the sensitivity of the author's method of the mentally ailing and within the idea that the language of schizophrenics is comprehensible, and for that reason, that it truly is attainable to really comprehend the ill individual. The social effects of this are of significant importance for these trying to speak, even if as medical professionals or family, with the single in a hundred individuals who use schizophrenic language. Dr. Wrobel's interpretation of so-called schizophrenic illumination, within which the curtain is torn, in the back of which the essence of items is cancelled and the schizophrenic reaches the guts of the that means of every thing, numbers one of the so much apt descriptions of this strange psychopathological phenomenon.