Anthony David (neuropsychiatrist)
Professor David studied at the University of Glasgow where he graduated in medicine in 1980. Subsequently he had a training in neurology, then psychiatry. He has been an honorary consultant at the Maudsley Hospital, London, since 1990, and was awarded a personal chair from the Institute of Psychiatry, King's College London, in 1996.
He has a wide range of professional and research interests and has published on schizophrenia, neuropsychiatry, medically unexplained syndromes and neuroimaging – both structural and functional – and specialises in research into insight (awareness of illness) in schizophrenia and other disorders.
Professor David is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians, the Royal College of Psychiatrists and the Academy of Medical Sciences. He is a member of the Experimental Psychology Society and a founder member of both the British Neuropsychological Society and British Neuropsychiatry Association; he is currently Chairman of the latter.
He is co-editor of the journal Cognitive Neuropsychiatry, and has published four books.
- David, A. S., Cutting, J. (eds) (1997). The Neuropsychology of Schizophrenia. Hove: Psychology Press. ISBN 0-86377-337-0
- Ron, M.S., David. A.S. (1999) Disorders of Brain and Mind: Volume 1. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-77851-4
- Kircher, T., David, A.S. (2003) The Self in Neuroscience and Psychiatry. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. ISBN 0-521-53350-3
- Amador, X.F., David, A.S. (2004) Insight and Psychosis: Awareness of Illness in Schizophrenia and Related Disorders (2nd ed). Oxford: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-852568-0