"This fascinating, lucid book is surprisingly short, in view of the breadth and depth of information covered."--BMJ
"David Nettle has ... written a stimulating book which ... make[s] the very important point that a dimensional, rather than categorical, perspective is likely to be much more rewarding for psychiatry."--The London Times
About the Author
studied psychology at Oxford, before completing his PhD in Anthropology at University College London. In 1996 he was elected a Junior Research Fellow at Merton College, Oxford. He has lectured in London, Oxford, Cambridge and Nigeria, and written widely across many areas of the human sciences. He is also active in the theatre. He lives in Oxford.