Emotional Volitional Defect - Quintessence of Schizophrenia

There is no single understanding of the reasons and internal essence of schizophrenia now. The general concept of schizophrenia is absent. In article the view of schizophrenia as process of formation specific emotional-volitional defect which is an adaptive form of functioning of nervous mentality in the conditions of pathology is suggested. Clinical options and severity emotional-volitional defect, its dynamics are allocated that is necessary for expertise of incapacity and in judicial-psychiatric practice. Emotional-volitional defect is primary and reflects the nature of schizophrenia. Increasing the depth of the Emotional-Volitional Defect (EVD) is a criterion for the progress of the endogenous process.


Sergey L Leonchuk

Abstract | Full-Text | PDF

Share this  Facebook  Twitter  LinkedIn  Google+

Upcoming Special Issues

Recommended Conferences

  • Mental Health & Human Resilience
    April 26-27, 2018 Holiday Inn Rome - Aurelia, Italy
  • Depression, Anxiety and Stress Management
    May 10-11, 2018 Frankfurt, Germany
  • Forensic Science & Psychology
    June 27-29, 2018 Stockholm, Sweden
  • Psychotherapy and Psychological Disorders
    July 11-12, 2018 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Applied Psychology and Behavioral Medicine
    July 11-12, 2018 Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Flyer image

Abstracted/Indexed in

  • Index Copernicus
  • Google Scholar
  • CiteFactor
  • Electronic Journals Library
  • Directory of Research Journal Indexing (DRJI)
  • WorldCat
  • Publons
  • Serials Union Catalogue (SUNCAT)
  • Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research