Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica reports that 31 patients with schizophrenia diagnoses, randomly assigned to 2 hours of exercise weekly for six months, demonstrated a significant improvement in positive and negative symptoms, cardiovascular fitness, and a reduction in depression and need of care when compared with 32 patients assigned to occupational therapy.
Heads I win, tails you lose. Positive and negative symptoms. Everything is a symptom. With only the possibility of positive and negative symptoms, the patient is no longer a human being , but an object.
The patient must be the “correct” temperature at all times, just like a mechanical device.
“This porridge/patient is too hot!” she exclaimed.
So, she tasted the porridge from the second bowl.
“This porridge/patient is too cold,” she said
So, she tasted the last bowl of porridge.
“Ahhh, this porridge is just right,” she said happily