Professor Michael Fitzgerald trained at Trinity College Dublin, Chicago Medical School, and the Maudsley Hospital, London. He has a doctorate in
the area of Autism and has been a researcher in this area since 1973. He was the first Professor of Child Psychiatry in Ireland the first Psychoanalyst recognised by the International Psychoanalytic Association to practice in Eire. He has over 130 peer reviewed publications and this is his 18th book. His special interests are in Creativity, Autism and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. He has lectured at the Royal Society / British Academy and British Library.
2014 0-7734-0907-6 A new scholarly narrative on artistic loners, creative misogynist and the eccentric personalities of some of history’s most creative and inspiring adventurers, great thinkers, and writers whose lives and achievements are analyzed from an Asperger Syndrome perspective. The study examines the unique interplay between human creativity and the known disabilities afflicting individuals with Asperger and ADHD.