Journals Higher Education



Published: 10 August 2018

560 Pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

ISBN: 9780190246846

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Evolutionary Psychopathology

A Unified Approach

Marco Del Giudice

  • Presents an integrative framework for evolutionary psychopathology, synthesizing decades of research on the evolution of mental disorders
  • Introduces and details the FSD model, the first classification system for mental disorders based on evolutionary concepts
  • Covers a wide range of common conditions, from depression and eating disorders to autism and schizophrenia and critically reviews existing evolutionary models of each disorder and explores implications for epidemiology and development
  • Offers a seamless treatment of mental disorders and normative individual differences in personality and cognition, integrating the latest findings from genetics, neurobiology, and computational modeling

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