Aberrant Beliefs and Reasoning
This volume in the Current issues in Thinking and Reasoning series explores the role of reasoning in psychopathology. It provides an up-to-date theoretical analysis of research on thinking processes and biases, to examine why delusional or aberrant beliefs can develop and be maintained. Including both theoretical and review chapters, the edited text will review, synthesise and critique the most prominent theories in light of recent evidence in the field - including new research findings conducted by the authors themselves. The text will provide new perspectives and theoretical advancements, encompassing cognitive, philosophical and clinical orientations. It will be of interest to academics and students in the fields of human reasoning, cognitive psychology and philosophy and will also be of use to clinicians and psychiatrists.