Excellent and Poor School Performance and Risk for Severe Mental Disorders
Series: Maudsley Series
It has long been claimed that there is a strong association between high intelligence, or exceptional creativity, and mental illness. In this book, James MacCabe investigates this claim, using evidence from Swedish population data. He finds evidence that children who achieve either exceptionally...
Published March 31st 2010 by Psychology Press
Genes, Environment and their Interplay
For much of the last century, the so-called nature-nuture debate polarised opinion about the aetiology of mental illness. But the extreme biological or environmental positions adopted in the past are not supported by the recent evidence. Based on lectures presented as part of the third European...
Published October 16th 2006 by CRC Press