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.




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