Disgust

the forgotten emotion of Psychiatry

M.L. Phillips, Carl Senior, T. Fahy, A.S. David

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Abstract

Argues that the basic emotion of disgust is important not only to many aspects of daily life but also is central to a range of psychiatric phenomena. Specific topics discussed include psychoanalytic theories, the biology of disgust, the neurology of emotion perception, and disgust and obsessive-compulsive disorder, phobias, depression, eating disorders, and other psychiatric disorders.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)373-375
Number of pages3
JournalBritish Journal of Psychiatry
Volume172
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - May 1998

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Psychiatry
Emotions
Psychoanalytic Theory
Phobic Disorders
Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Neurology
Depression
Feeding and Eating Disorders

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Phillips, M.L. ; Senior, Carl ; Fahy, T. ; David, A.S. / Disgust : the forgotten emotion of Psychiatry. In: British Journal of Psychiatry. 1998 ; Vol. 172. pp. 373-375.
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In: British Journal of Psychiatry, Vol. 172, 05.1998, p. 373-375.

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