Study group Philosophy and Psychiatry

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Topic & aim

This study group aims to create and support an interdisciplinary platform for the study of philosophy and psychiatry. Experts from different areas of research will be brought together in order to pursue and further develop new perspectives on the interface between these disciplines. To facilitate dialogue and establish a productive atmosphere for the exchange of ideas, the study group will focus on crossovers between the philosophy of mind and psychiatry. The following topics are considered of particular interest: (i) the nature and taxonomy of mental disorder, (ii) enactive and phenomenological approaches to psychopathology, (iii) hermeneutical versus causal approaches to explanation in psychiatry, (iv) the role of the self in mental illness, therapy and disease management, (v) patient autonomy and decision making competency, (vi) social cognition in psychopathology and psychotherapy.

Set-up & practicalities

Each expert meeting, 2 members present their work (in progress) related to the topics mentioned above. Alternatively, we discuss an important recently published paper within the area of interest, in which case the paper will be distributed to all the members a week in advance. The study group convenes every 3 months, alternatively at the VU Amsterdam and RU Nijmegen.

OZSW members who belong to this group

Member Affiliation
Scholten, MatthéUniversity of Amsterdam
Anderson, JoelUtrecht University
Kalis, AnnemarieUtrecht University
Meynen, GerbenVU University Amsterdam
Sie, MaureenTilburg University
Bransen, JanRadboud University Nijmegen
Strijbos, DerekRadboud University Nijmegen
Jongepier, FleurRadboud University Nijmegen
Romeijn, Jan-WillemUniversity of Groningen
de Bruin, LeonRadboud University Nijmegen
Slors, MarcRadboud University Nijmegen
van den Bergh, BertErasmus University Rotterdam
Rietveld, ErikUniversity of Amsterdam
Delaere, PatrickErasmus University Rotterdam
Bruineberg, JelleUniversity of Amsterdam
Vujosevic, MarijanaLeiden University
Truijens, DaphneErasmus University Rotterdam
Glas, GerritVU University Amsterdam
Vanheste, JeroenOpen Universiteit Nederland
Schreuder, JoostUniversity of Groningen
Kiverstein, JulianUniversity of Amsterdam
Frank, LilyEindhoven University of Technology
Brandenburg, DaphneRadboud University Nijmegen
Dings, RoyRadboud University Nijmegen
Ruiter, MatthijsUniversity of Groningen
de Haan, SannekeTilburg University
Lemeire, OlivierKU Leuven
Boon, ErrolUniversity of Amsterdam
Leegsma, MarkRadboud University Nijmegen
van Schuppen, LindeRadboud University Nijmegen
Mills, GeorginaTilburg University
Houterman, AldoErasmus University Rotterdam
van Gemert, TiesTilburg University
de Boer, NinaRadboud University Nijmegen
van der Linden, RikErasmus University Rotterdam

Other people who belong to this group

Drs. Josephine Lenssen, drs. Alan Ralston, dr. Stefan Geelen, drs. Hanna van Loo, drs. Berend Verhoeff, drs. Andrea Ruissen, dr. drs. Gerben van der Kraats, dr. Tonnie Staring, dr. Jaap van der Stel, prof. Jeroen Geurts, drs. Maarten van Westen, dr. Stephan Schleim, drs. Elleke Landeweer, Wilma Göttgens-Jansen, prof. Damiaan Denys, Dirk Geurts, Kate Nobbs, prof. Antoine Mooij, Ewoud de Jong, Stefano Micalo, Bram Sizoo, O. Delleman, Elnathan Prinsen, Edo Nieweg, Gaston Franssen, Marc Lewis, Jan Verhaegh, Lucas van Oudheusden, Jolien Francken, Evert van Leeuwen, Olle Kruijt, Jelly Kuiters, Dieneke Hubbeling, Aldo Houterman, H.E. den Ouden, Gert Ouwersloot, Rob de Vries, Femke Truijens, Raina Gailani, Dorien Salet, Lotje Steins Bisschop, Jos Peeters,Tom van Wel, Pepijn Besselink, Karl Gerritse

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