Schizotypy and Schizophrenia: The View from Experimental Psychopathology

Schizotypy and Schizophrenia: The View from Experimental Psychopathology

by Mark F. Lenzenweger

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Schizotypy and Schizophrenia: The View from Experimental Psychopathology by Mark F. Lenzenweger

This compelling book argues that all people with schizophrenia share a personality organization known as schizotypy. Presented is a novel framework for understanding schizophrenia through the study of individuals who may never develop the disorder, but who nonetheless harbor a liability for it. Mark F. Lenzenweger comprehensively reviews current knowledge about schizotypy while exploring broader questions of how to think about and conduct psychopathology research, making the book useful and relevant for both researchers and students. He demonstrates state-of-the-art strategies for combining clinical observations, psychometric and psychophysiological measures, neuroimaging, and genetic analyses, and for analyzing the results using advanced statistical techniques.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781606238660
Publisher: Guilford Publications, Inc.
Publication date: 03/22/2011
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 444
File size: 4 MB

About the Author

Mark F. Lenzenweger, PhD, is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the State University of New York at Binghamton and Adjunct Professor of Psychology in Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College in New York. Dr. Lenzenweger held a professorial post at Cornell University for 11 years, where he was a member of the tenured faculty. He moved on to Harvard University, where he chaired the Quantitative Methods Committee in the Department of Psychology, as well as helped to relaunch the clinical science program there. He returned to upstate New York to accept an interarea professorship in clinical science, cognitive science, and behavioral neuroscience in the Department of Psychology at the State University of New York at Binghamton and was promoted to Distinguished Professor in 2007. Dr. Lenzenweger has been recognized as a Distinguished Investigator by NARSAD: The Brain and Behavior Research Fund and is a Fellow of the American Psychological Society and the American Psychopathological Association. Widely published, he maintains active research programs in three areas: schizotypy and schizophrenia, longitudinal study of personality disorders, and quantitative methods. He also continues to see patients in long-term psychotherapy in private practice.

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