The Maladapted Mind
Classic Readings in Evolutionary Psychopathology
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Maladapted Mind by Simon Baron-Cohen
Book DescriptionNewly available in paperback, this is the first book to bring together classic and contemporary readings illustrating the new subdiscipline, evolutionary psychopathology. Each chapter demonstrates how evolutionary arguments are being brought to bear on the study of a different psychiatric condition or pathalogical behaviour. The Maladapted Mind is aimed primarily at primarily at advanced students and researchers in the fields of psychiatry, abnormal psychology, biological anthropology, evolutionary biology and cognitive science.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780863774607
(229mm x 152mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Psychology Press Ltd
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Publish Date: 7-Jul-1997
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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