- About the Authors
João José R. L. de Almeida is Assistant Professor, School of Applied Sciences, State University of Campinas (Brazil). He has a PhD in philosophy from the same university, João José R. L. de Almeida has published a commented bilingual translation (German/Portuguese) of Wittgenstein’s Remarks on Frazer’s The Golden Bough (Editora Deriva), an essay in Portuguese on Wittgenstein´s Philosophical Investigations (The Singularity of Wittgenstein´s Philosophical Investigations, Editora da Unicamp), and is currently preparing a new commented bilingual translation (German/Portuguese) of Wittgenstein’s Remarks on Foundations of Mathematics. He is the author of several papers on the philosophy of psychoanalysis and the philosophy of psychiatry.
Benilton Bezerra, Jr., is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst. He is Associate Professor at the Institute for Social Medicine in State University of Rio de Janeiro and a member of the Research Program in Subjectivity, Health and Medicine. He specializes in neuroscience, psychiatry, and psychopathology; psychoanalysis and culture; history of processes of subjectivity; and psychiatric reform in Brazil.
Jurandir Freire Costa is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst and Full Professor at the Institute for Social Medicine in State University of Rio de Janeiro. He is a member of the Research Program in Subjectivity, Health and Medicine. He specializes in psychoanalysis and culture, subjectivity and psychopathology, autism, and first-person accounts. His most recent publications include: Costa, J. F. (2015). As fronteiras disputadas entre normalidade, diferença, patologia. In R. Zorzanelli, B. Bezerra, Jr., & J.F. Costa (Eds.) A criação de diagnósticos na psiquiatria contemporânea (pp. 171–190). Rio de Janeiro: Garamond.
Mauricio Viotti Daker is a psychiatrist, a former professor and head of the Department of Mental Health, Medical School, at the Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais—UFMG, Brazil. He is mostly interested in diagnosis and classification, which have been complemented by the field of philosophy and psychiatry. In the 1990s, he earned a PhD from the University of Heidelberg studying unitary psychosis, and more recently completed a post-doctorate on the Philosophy of Mind and Mental Health at the University of Warwick. Meanwhile, he was very active in teaching and in organizing psychiatry at UFMG and in professional associations.
Paulo Dalgalarrondo is a psychiatrist, Doctor of Psychiatry (Ruprecht Karl Universitat, Heidelberg, 1994), Doctor of Social Anthropology (University of Campinas, 2013), and a Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Campinas (Unicamp).
Clarissa de Rosalmeida Dantas is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Psychiatry, School of Medical Sciences, State University of Campinas, in Campinas, Brazil. Her academic interests revolve mainly around clinical and theoretical investigations on psychosis. A recent publication on the field: Gonçalves, A.M.N., Dantas, C.R., & Banzato, C.E.M., 2016. Values and -5DSM: Looking at the debate on attenuated psychosis syndrome. BMC Medical Ethics, 17, 7.
Jairo de Almeida Gama is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, and Collaborator professor at Faculty of Medicine of Juiz de Fora, Collective Health Department. He has a PhD in Collective Health at Institute for Social Medicine from the State University of Rio de Janeiro. He is a member of the Centre for Advisory, Training and Studies in Health (NATES-UFJF). He specializes in psychiatry and psychopathology; psychoanalysis and neuroscience; subjectivity, and psychiatric reform in Brazil.
Mario Eduardo Costa Pereira is a psychiatrist and psychoanalyst; he is Full Professor of Clinical Psychopathology, Laboratoire de Psychopathologie: Language et Subjectivité/Aix-Marseille University (France). He is also Director of the Laboratory of Psychopathology: Subject and Singularity (LaPSuS), Department of Medical Psychology and Psychiatry, State University of Campinas (Brazil).
Erotildes Maria Leal, MD, PhD, is Assistant Professor, Family Health Department, Faculty of Medicine, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).
Nuria Malajovich Muñoz, psychoanalyst, MSc, PhD, is Assistant Professor, Institute of Psychiatry, Federal University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRJ).
Guilherme Peres Messas, MD, PhD, is affiliated with the Santa Casa de São Paulo School of Medical Sciences and Brazilian Society for Phenomeno-Structural Psychopathology.
José Eduardo Porcher is a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Jesuit School of Philosophy and Theology in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. His academic interests revolve around what philosophers can learn from, and contribute to, the study of psychopathology.
Adriano Carvalho Tupinambá Rodrigues received...