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Philosophy, Psychiatry, & Psychology 11.1 (2004) 101-102

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Tim Bayne studied in New Zealand (BAHons, Otago) and the United States (Ph.D., Arizona, 2002). At present he teaches philosophy at Macquarie University in Sydney, Australia. His current research interests are in delusions, consciousness, and applied ethics. He can be reached at the Department of Philosophy, Macquarie University, North Ryde, Sydney NSW 2109, Australia or via e-mail at

Matthew Broome is a researcher in the Section of Neuroimaging at the Institute of Psychiatry and is Honorary Specialist Registrar to the National Psychosis Unit (Bethlem Royal Hospital) and the OASIS team for prodromal psychosis (South London and Maudsley NHS Trust). His research involves structural and functional imaging in psychotic illness, mechanisms of transition to psychosis and the formation of delusions, and philosophy and psychiatry. He can be reached at the Section of Neuroimaging, Division of Psychological Medicine, Institute of Psychiatry, De Crespigny Park, London SE5 8AF, United Kingdom or via e-mail at

Eugenie Georgaca is a Lecturer at the Department of Psychology at City College, affiliated institution of the University of Sheffield, Thessaloniki, Greece. She is also a practicing Lacanian analyst. She teaches, researches, and publishes in the area of social and clinical psychology, and especially qualitative methodology, psychoanalysis, and critiques of psychopathology. She is co-author of Deconstructing Psychopathology (Sage, 1995) and author of articles on psychotic discourse, delusions, subjectivity in psychotherapy process, and psychoanalytic clinical case studies. She can be reached at City College, Psychology Department, 24 Proxenou Koromila Street, Thessaloniki 54622, Greece or via e-mail at

Philip Gerrans is a philosopher at the University of Adelaide. His research concerns theoretical issues in cognitive neuropsychiatry, especially delusional disorders. He can be reached at the Department of Philosophy, University of Adelaide, Adelaide SA 5005, Australia or via e-mail at

S. Nassir Ghaemi, M.D. is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry at Harvard Medical School, affiliated with the Cambridge Health Alliance in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He also is a visiting professor in the Center for Cognitive Studies at the Department of Philosophy of Tufts University. His clinical work has focused on the nosology and psychopharmacology of mood disorders, and his philosophical activity has focused on the methodologies of psychiatric schools of thought, recently expounded in The Concepts of Psychiatry: A Pluralistic Approach to the Mind and Mental Illness (Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 2003). He can be reached at Cambridge Hospital, 1493 Cambridge St., Cambridge, MA 02139, or via e-mail at [End Page 101]

David Harper is Senior Lecturer in Clinical Psychology at the University of East London where he is an academic tutor on the Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology. He received his Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Liverpool and his Ph.D. in psychology from Manchester Metropolitan University. His research interests are in critical psychology and social constructionist approaches in mental health, particularly in relation to paranoia and delusions. He is also interested in psychological therapies which attempt to avoid pathologising people experiencing severe and enduring mental health problems. He is a co-author of Deconstructing Psychopathology (Sage, 1995) and has published widely. He can be reached at the School of Psychology, University of East London, Romford Road, London E15 4LZ, United Kingdom or via e-mail at

Jakob Hohwy (Ph.D., Australian National University, 1998) works on problems of reduction and explanation in philosophy of mind and theory of science, including the philosophy of cognitive neuropsychiatry. He is also involved in experimental work in the cognitive neuroscience of imagery and perception. He can be reached at the Department of Philosophy, Aarhus University, DK-8000 Aarhus C, Denmark or via e-mail at; web site: http://www.hum.

Robert Klee specializes in philosophy of science and philosophy of mind. He received his Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Michigan. He is the author of...


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