Marino Pérez Álvarez
Marino Pérez Álvarez is Chair of Psychology at the Universidad de Oviedo. His research interests range from the study of schizophrenia from a phenomenological and cultural perspectives, to the development of context-based psychotherapies, and the critical analysis of medicalization and the social construction of illness, as well as what he calls “braincentrism” to refer to neurological reductionist approaches to behavior. His works are featured by tackling psychological issues from a multidisciplinary perspective. He is the author of numerous scientific papers, monographs, book chapters, edited volumes, essays, and opinion articles in specialized magazines and newspapers.
- Pérez-Álvarez M., García-Montes J.M., Vallina-Fernández, O., and Perona-Garcelán, S. (2016) Rethinking Schizophrenia in the Context of the Person and Their Circumstances: Seven Reasons. Frontiers in Psychology, 7:1650. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01650
- Pérez Álvarez, M. (2016).The Science of Happiness: as Felicitous as it is Fallacious. Journal of Theoretical and Philosophical Psychology, 36, 1-19. doi.org/10.1037/teo0000030
- Pérez-Álvarez, M. (2015). Reflexividad, escritura y génesis del sujeto moderno. Revista de Historia de la Psicología, 36, 1, 53-90.
- Pérez Álvarez, M. (2011). El mito del cerebro creador: cuerpo, conducta y cultura. Madrid: Alianza.