"It is both intrinsically very interesting and also valuable for its demonstration of how rich and venerable the subject is."--Dominic Murphy, Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews
"This book is an inspiring and rigorous overview of philosophy's attempts to understand schizophrenia and is worthwhile reading for anyone-- practitioner, academic, or individual-- challenged by this most distressing of disorders."--Mental Health Today Digest
"Reconceiving Schizophrenia breathes new life into the vast amount of genetic and biological data without neglecting the most current neuroscientific findings...A very important contribution to the field."--PsycCRITIQUES
About the Author
Man Cheung Chung earned his B.A. in Psychology and Sociology at the University of Guelph, Canada, and PhD at the University of Sheffield, United Kingdom. He worked as a Research Psychologist at University College London. He then took on a Research Fellowship at the University of Birmingham and subsequently held lectureships at the Universities of Wolverhampton and Sheffield. He is now a Reader in the Clinical Psychology Teaching Unit at the University of Plymouth. He is also an Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society. His research interests include history and philosophy of psychology and health/clinical psychology. He has published over 100 articles and chapters in the foregoing areas as well as on other diverse topics.
Before joining the faculty of Wake Forest in 2003, Graham served for more than twenty-five years on the faculty at the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), including seventeen as philosophy department chair. Graham's research focuses on topics in philosophy of mind, cognitive science, and psychiatry.