This work may not be copied, distributed, displayed, published, reproduced, transmitted, modified, posted, sold, licensed, or used for commercial purposes. By downloading this file, you are agreeing to the publisher’s Terms & Conditions.

Letter to the Editor

Misuse of the Term Phenomenology

Michael Alan Schwartz

Published: September 30, 2000

Article Abstract

Letter to the Editor

Sir: The recent supplement to the Journal, "Phenomenology
and Treatment of Aggression Across Psychiatric Illnesses,"
is marred by a misuse of the term phenomenology. This problem
is common in your journal, and I am writing to bring it to your

Phenomenology is a very broad term that refers to all experience,
normal and abnormal.

Some JCP and PCC articles are available in PDF format only. Please click the PDF link at the top of this page to access the full text.

Volume: 61

Quick Links: