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Author Ribeiro, Branca Telles.

Title Coherence in psychotic discourse / Branca Telles Ribeiro.

Imprint New York : Oxford University Press, 1994.

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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 320 pages) : illustrations.
Series Oxford studies in sociolinguistics
Oxford studies in sociolinguistics.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. Coherence in Psychotic Talk. Coherence in Psychotic Discourse. Psychotic Discourse: Thought or Talk Disorders? Organization of This Study -- 2. About the Psychiatric Interviews. Definition of the Situation. Analyzing Recorded Interviews -- 3. Analyzing Discourse: Frame and Topic Coherence. Analyzing Talk: Frame and Topic. Analyzing Talk in Interviews -- 4. Conflicting Frames in the Discharge Interview. The Dominant Frames. Negotiating Alternative Frames -- 5. Topic Coherence in the Discharge Interview. A Topic Analysis of the Interview. Topic and Coherence. Frames and Topics -- 6. Topicality in the Admitting Interview: Where Coherence Breaks Down. On Establishing a Referent -- 7. Frame Analysis in the Admitting Interview: Where Coherence Emerges. The Institutional Frame of the Psychiatric Interview: "Dona Jurema, lets talk for a little while." The Noninstitutional Frame of the Psychotic Crisis: "Mother, you know everything." The Emergence of Consistent Texts in the Psychotic Fabrication.
8. Toward Listening. A Brief Discussion -- Appendix A. Definitions of Language and Cognitive Behaviors -- Appendix B. Summary of the Patient's Stay in the Hospital -- Appendix C. The Discharge Interview: Topics, Subtopics, and Components -- Appendix D. Transcripts.
Summary This monograph investigates ways of establishing coherence in the discourse of a thought-disordered patient, by analyzing two interviews - one where the patient is in an acute psychotic state, and the other where the same patient is considered fully recovered.
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Subject Psychoses -- Patients -- Language -- Case studies.
Discourse analysis -- Case studies.
Cohesion (Linguistics) -- Case studies.
Interview, Psychological -- methods.
Physician-Patient Relations.
Indexed Term Clinical psychology
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Ribeiro, Branca Telles. Coherence in psychotic discourse. New York : Oxford University Press, 1994 (DLC) 92049156
ISBN 1423764358 (electronic bk.)
9781423764359 (electronic bk.)
9780195065978 (alk. paper)
0195065972 (alk. paper)
9780195066159 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0195066154 (pbk. ; alk. paper)
0195065972 (alk. paper)
0195066154 (pbk. ; alk. paper)