Department of Psychiatry, Psychotherapy, and Psychosomatics – Transcultural Psychiatry and Psychotherapy


Transcultural Psychiatry and Psychotherapy

Discussion of basic questions and problems concerning psychiatry, e.g. epistemological questions, conceptual analysis, the problem of the naturalism, the relationship between neuroscience and psychiatry, neurophilosophy, mind-body problem, the status of psychopathology, its fundaments and relevance (is psychopathology an ancillary science to biological psychiatry or an independent field taking into consideration the subjective experience of the afflicted person), ethical problems.