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Glenn Shean

Professor Emeritus

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Educational Background

B.A. Louisiana State University

M.A. University of Arizona

Ph.D. University of Arizona

Brief Biography

Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Virginia

Consultant State and VA Mental Hospital Units

Pot-doc Maudsley Hospital, London, England

Clinician JoEllen Smith Hospital and Clinic, New Orleans

Prosessor Psychology William & Mary 1978-present

Areas of Specialization
  • Clinical psychology
  • Social cognition and mental disorders
  • Affect perception
  • Interpersonal developmental aspects of psychology maladjustment
Published Books

Shean, G. D. (1970) Readings in Abnormal Psychology. Chicago: Rand McNally.

Shean, G.D. (1972). Dimensions of Abnormal Psychology. Chicago: Rand McNally.

Shean, G.D.  (1978). Schizophrenia: Research and Theory. New York: Winthrop.

Shean, G.D. (2005)  Understanding and Treating Schizophrenia. New York: Haworth Press.

Shean, G.D. (2006). What is Schizophrenia? Lanham, MD: University Press.

Shean, G. D. (2010).  Recovery from Schizophrenia. Cairo: Hindawi Press.

Selected Recent Publications

Karcher, N. & Shean, G.  (2012).  Magical ideation, schizotypy and the impact of emotions. Psychiatry Research.

Shean, G. (2010). Recovery from schizophrenia: The importance of evidence based practices.  Psychiatry: Interpersonal and Biological Processes, 72, 307-320..

Shean, G., & Meyer, J. (2009). Symptoms of schizophrenia and social cognition. Psychiatry Research, 170, 157-160.

Shean, G. & Ryan, K. (2009) Patterns of interpersonal behaviors and borderline personality characteristics. In M.H. Jackson & L.F. Westbrook (Eds.) Borderline Personality Disorder: New Research. New York: Nova Science Publishers.

Baldwin, G. & Shean, G. (2008), Sensitivity and specificity of depression questionnaires in a college age sample. Journal of Genetic Psychology, 16, 281-288.

Shean, G. (2008). Evidence based psychosocial practices and recovery from schizophrenia. Current Psychiatry Reviews, 4, 1-9.

Shean, G. (2007). Recent developments in psychosocial treatments for schizophrenia.  Expert Review of Neurotherapeutics, 7 (7), 817-827.

Baldwin, G. & Shean, G. (2007). A taxometric study of the Center for Epidemiological Studies Depression Scale. Genetic, social and General Psychology Monographs,  132 (2) 101-128.

Shean, G.D., Bell, E. & Cameron, D. (2007). Recognition of non-verbal affect and schizotypy. The Journal of Psychology 141 (3), 281-291.

Ryan, K. & Shean, G. (2007). Patterns of interpersonal behaviors and borderline personality characteristics. Personality and Individual Differences 42, 193-200.

Meyer, J. & Shean, G. D. (2006). Social cognitive functioning and schizotypal characteristics.  The Journal of Psychology, 140, 199-208.

Shean, G. D., Murphy, A. & Meyer, J. (2005). Social cognition and symptom dimensions. The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 193, 145-152.

Courses Taught at W&M
  • Research in Psychopathology
  • Psychology of Exceptional Children
  • Clinical Psychopathology
  • Psychopathology in the Cinema