Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry

Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry

A founder of the field of evolutionary medicine uses his decades of experience as a psychiatrist to provide a much-needed new framework for making sense of mental illness. Why do I feel bad? There is real power in understanding our bad feelings. With his classic Why We Get Sick, Dr. Randolph Nesse helped to establish the field of evolutionary medicine. Now he returns with a A founder of the field of evolutionary medicine uses his decades of experience as a psychiatrist to provide a much-ne...

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Title:Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry
Author:Randolph M. Nesse
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Genres:Psychology
ISBN:1101985666
Format Type:Hardcover
Number of Pages:384 pages pages

Good Reasons for Bad Feelings: Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry Reviews

  • Mugizi Rwebangira
    Mar 20, 2019
    I LOVED THIS BOOK! The basic idea is to give an evolutionary explanation for mental illness. Can evolution explain why we seem to get so easily anxious and depressed? And what about schizophrenia or Alzheimer's? "Evolutionary psychology" is nothing new, but most of the other wri...
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  • Alja
    Feb 24, 2019
    The book looks at mental health from an evolutionary perspective: why did natural selection shape traits that make us vulnerable to diseases? Nesse proposes a theory of how emotions evolved to help us cope with different situations (opportunities and threats) and lead us to behaviors t...
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  • Joseph L. Graves
    Mar 11, 2019
    Essential Reading Nothing in biology makes sense save in the light of evolution. Nesses shines that light on the most intractable of scientific problems, the human mind and its emotions. Specifically he provides an invaluable perspective that can help us understand the origin of men...
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