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Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek: Psychopathological Symptoms

Split perception

 

Definition: Inability to relate (bring together) the sensory components of a perceptual experience (Jaspers, 1963).

 

Exploration: The presence of split perception can be established by interviewing the patient.

 

Synonym: Divided perception.

 

Reference:

 

Jaspers K. General Psychopathology. Translated  from the 7th edition of the German original into English by J.  Hoenig and Marian W. Hamilton. Chicago: Chicago University Press; 1963, p. 75.

 

Carlos Morra and Ernst Franzek

June 01, 2017