The Clinical Roots of the Schizophrenia Concept : 28th November 1986 : John Cutting & Michael Shepherd (Editors & Authors)

by Julia Evans on November 28, 1986

Authors : As in 1986,

John Cutting – Consultant Psychiatrist, Bethlem and Maudsley Hospitals, London

Michael Shepherd – Professor of Epidemiological Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, London

Published as

The Clinical Roots of the Schizophrenia Concept: Translations of Seminal European Contributions on Schizophrenia: Cutting, John (ed.); Shepherd, Michael (ed.): 28 November 1986: Cambridge University Press, England


Note : Somewhere I have a complete list of content and other material from this book. At the moment, this is not to hand…..  It did not give who did the translating.

p1-10 Preface and Introduction : 28 November 1986 : John Cutting & Michael Shepherd

Available at  /authors a-z or authors by date

p13-24 Dementia Praecox : 1896 : Emil Kraepelin

Available here

p59-74 The prognosis of dementia praecox: the group of schizophrenias : 1908 : Eugene Bleuler

Available here

P83-88 Extravagance, perverseness, manneristic behaviour and schizophrenia : 1956 : Ludwig Binswanger

Available here

P147-158 Discordant insanity : 1912 : Philippe Chaslin

Available here

p157- 167 Confabulatory delusional states : 1911 : Ernest Dupré & Jean Logre

Available here

p168-181 Misinterpretative delusional states : 1909 : Paul Sérieux & Joseph Capgras

Available here

p182 – 187 Psychoses of passion : 1921 : Gaétan Gatian de Clérambault

Available here

P188-212 The essential disorder underlying schizophrenia and schizophrenic thought : 1927 : Eugene Minkowski

Available here

P213-226 ‘The Case of Aimée, or Self-punitive Paranoia’: 1932 : Jacques Lacan

Available here

This English translation of the central case of Lacan’s doctoral thesis has omissions.

Further texts

By John Cutting here

By Michael Shepherd here

By Jacques Lacan here

Case studies here

Of the clinic here

An increasing number of the texts with unavailable links, can now be found at If not then contact Julia Evans to request a particular text or book. 


Julia Evans

Practicing Lacanian Psychoanalyst, London


Further relevant posts

By Jacques Lacan here 

By John Cutting  here  

By Michael Shepherd  here   

Notes on texts by Jacques Lacan here 

Case studies here  

Of the clinic here  

Lacanian History here 

Ordinary Psychosis  here 

Case studies from life – historical figures here 

Lacanian Transmission here 

Some Lacanian history here

By Sigmund Freud here 

Notes on texts by Sigmund Freud here 

By Julia Evans here