Category: Psychology

Simple Schizophrenia: What Is It?

Simple schizophrenia is a subtype of schizophrenia introduced by the Swiss psychiatrist Eugen Bleuler. This is a diagnosis not without controversy; the debate is still open as to whether or not to include it as such in the different reference manuals (DSM, CIE …). Currently, simple schizophrenia only exists as a diagnostic category in the

Victim, Persecutor And Savior: Three Existential Positions

The psychologist Stephen Karpman was the one who posited the idea that manipulation mechanisms are often installed in non-genuine human relationships that he called “control games. ” In them, those involved end up adopting basically three existential roles or positions: victim, persecutor and savior. These existential positions are typical of human relationships that lack authenticity.