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Psychology Department to Host Expert on Schizophrenia and Related Disorders

An upcoming psychology department seminar will focus on an underserved and misunderstood population: persons with schizophrenia and related disorders.

Dr. Louis Sass, professor in the Department of Clinical Psychology at Rutgers University, will present Three Dangers: Phenomenological Reflections on the Psychotherapy of Psychosis on Friday, Feb. 1, from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center in Gumberg Library.

Sass is the author of several books and articles on schizophrenia, phenomenological psychopathology, hermeneutics and psychoanalysis.

The lecture is part of the psychology department's Everyday Psychosis seminar series, which aims to address both theoretical and clinical initiatives in the understanding of psychosis-like disturbances, stressing that such disturbances are neither rare nor abnormal.

Co-sponsored by the Department of Psychology and the Simon Silverman Phenomenology Center, this event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit www.duq.edu/psychevents or contact Pavan Brar at brarp@duq.edu.

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