The Pre-Symbolic Structure and Therapeutic Transformation of Hallucinations

  • Garry Prouty


The clinical rationale for the treatment of hallucinations is the resolution of the split Self-Structure, which is characteristic of schizophrenia. The hallucinatory image constitutes a significant Self-Fragment which needs to be integrated into the core Self (Prouty, 1981).


Psychotic Experience Integration Stage Psychological Space Clinical Rationale Affective Psychos 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1986

Authors and Affiliations

  • Garry Prouty
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  1. 1.Chicago Counseling, Psychotherapy CenterPrairie State CollegeUSA

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