Walter Heinrichs, Guy Roux, and Muriel Laharie have recently revived Kris's psychoanalytic approach, forwarding diagnoses of schizophrenia and paraphrenia
, a related psychotic condition, as explanatory models.
9%) was observed in patients with schizophrenia; the clinical picture of these patients revealed symptoms of hallucinatory paraphrenia
Phenomenology, demography and diagnosis in late paraphrenia
Emil Kraepelin, Dementia Praecox and Paraphrenia
(Bristol, England, 2002), p.
The reason he needs defending is the stark diagnostic probability offered by Rowell: Artaud (1896-1948) "suffered from confabulatory paraphrenia
, a delusional psychosis which is not accompanied by intellectual deterioration and in which some symptoms - hallucinations and confabulations - are close to those of schizophrenia.