UCPH Excellence Programme for Interdisciplinary Research – University of Copenhagen

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17 January 2013

UCPH Excellence Programme for Interdisciplinary Research

Dan Zahavi, Josef Parnas and Søren Overgaard, Center for Subjectivity Research have received 8.4 mill. DKK grant from the UCPHs 2016 funds for research.

The disrupted 'we': Shared intentionality and its psychopathological distortions

The capacity to adopt a we-perspective and create a social reality is fundamental to human social life. This project will investigate the nature of disturbances in the capacity for entering and maintaining a we-perspective in schizophrenia. The investigation will provide new input to theoretical debates about the relation between the first-person perspective, empathy and the we-perspective, and a basis for novel approaches to treatment of schizophrenia.