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Poremećaj jezika u shizofreniji


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Knežević, Ana. (2014). Poremećaj jezika u shizofreniji. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Linguistics. [mentor Simeon, Ivana].

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The present thesis deals with schizophrenic language impairments from two perspectives: psychiatrist's and linguist's respective viewpoints. From the psychiatrist's perspective, abnormalities of language are classified as positive and negative formal thought disorder. Positive formal thought disorder refers to disorganized language output and negative formal thought disorder refers to poverty of speech and language. We describe schizophrenia as a neuropsychiatric disorder, clinical characterizations of schizophrenic speech (better known as „formal thought disorder“), and the way these abnormalities have been conceptualized in the psychiatric literature. From the linguist's perspective we first discuss Vigotsky's theory of „Thought and Language“, trying to explain the relationship between thought and language. By focusing on syntax, semantic and pragmatic aspects of language disorder in schizophrenia and by describing main theories that have been proposed as a explanation of language disfunction, we reveal how psycholinguistic approaches may contribute to the theories of language processing in healthy individuals. We also present Levelt's model of language production which offers a possible explanation of cognitive processes, such as planning, executive functions or memory that may underlie schizophrenic language impairments.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: language disorder, schizophrenia, positive formal thought disorder, negative formal thought disorder, disorganized language output, poverty of speech and language, syntax, semantic aspects, pragmatic aspects, cognitive processes
Subjects: Linguistics
Psychology > Klinička psihologija
Departments: Department of Linguistics
Supervisor: Simeon, Ivana
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2017 10:47
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2017 10:47

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