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Evolution at 150: time for truly biological psychiatry.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  19949191     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Darwin's On the Origin of Species was published 150 years ago, but evolution is just now being recognised as the missing half of a truly biological psychiatry. The general framework offered by an evolutionary perspective may be as valuable as its specific applications.
Authors:
Randolph M Nesse
Publication Detail:
Type:  Editorial; Historical Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  The British journal of psychiatry : the journal of mental science     Volume:  195     ISSN:  1472-1465     ISO Abbreviation:  Br J Psychiatry     Publication Date:  2009 Dec 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2009-12-01     Completed Date:  2010-03-10     Revised Date:  2010-03-11    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0342367     Medline TA:  Br J Psychiatry     Country:  England    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  471-2     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Biological Psychiatry*
Depression / genetics
Evolution*
History, 19th Century
Humans
Schizophrenia / genetics
Selection, Genetic
Comments/Corrections
Comment In:
Br J Psychiatry. 2010 Mar;196:246-7; author reply 247-8   [PMID:  20194552 ]
Br J Psychiatry. 2010 Mar;196:247; author reply 247-8   [PMID:  20194553 ]

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