We imagine this is a common question that lecturers ask themselves when preparing to teach a lecture or module on schizophrenia for undergraduate or graduate students. You want something appropriate for the academic level and backgrounds of the students, and probably need something a bit shorter than one of the recent textbooks on the subject (e.g., Weinberger and Harrison, 2011, or Lieberman et al., 2011).
Angelica Ronald of the University of London stimulated the discussion with this request:
"I am seeking recommendations for a book, book chapter, or journal review on schizophrenia for psychology students taking a “psychobiology” undergraduate course. Ideally, it would be up-to-date on developments such as molecular genetics findings and neurobiology, but at a level that is interpretable for undergraduate students in their first and second years without clinical, biology, or genetics backgrounds. It would also ideally offer something for students of all levels. The reading list can include multiple sources, though cannot be too drawn out since there is only one lecture on schizophrenia in the course. Many thanks in advance for any suggestions!"
Please offer your suggestions for review papers, books, or other materials appropriate for Dr. Ronald's undergraduates and any other advice you have on teaching about schizophrenia. Please make suggestions based on your teaching experience, and don't vote for your own texts!