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date: 16 February 2019

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The aim of this chapter is to introduce spatiotemporal psychopathology and the way it may complement and extend phenomenological psychopathology by bridging the methodological gap between brain and experience. The first section gives examples of spatiotemporal correspondence between neuronal and psychopathological features. Specifically, it discusses how spatial changes in the brain’s spontaneous activity translate into abnormal experience of the self in major depressive disorder (MDD). This is followed by the second section which focuses on spatiotemporal continuity. Specifically, the second section highlights the special relevance of temporal changes in spontaneous activity and its relation to the world and how that translates into hallucinations in schizophrenia. Finally, the third section briefly discusses the method of such spatiotemporal psychopathology and distinguishes it from other forms of psychopathology with a special focus on showing the continuity between spatiotemporal and phenomenological psychopathology.

Keywords: phenomenological psychopathology, spatiotemporal psychopathology, experience, world, resting state activity, spatiotemporal structure

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