Psychosis: Making and Inhabiting a Different Reality

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One of the most mysterious experiences that we come across in psychiatry is ‘Psychosis’, which refers to a loss of contact with reality. It has many causes and manifestations and it poses major challenges to our understanding. 

Professor Fletcher proposes that it can be understood in terms of the normal functioning of the mind, which seeks to construct a working model of reality even though it has very little direct contact with that reality.

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Professor Paul Fletcher

Paul Fletcher, neuroscience, University of Cambridge, psychosis, schizophrenia

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