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Good Reasons for Bad Feelings

Insights from the Frontier of Evolutionary Psychiatry

Randolph M. Nesse

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 medici...
Publish Date
2019-02-12T00:00:00.000Z
2019-02-12T00:00:00.000Z
Goodreads rating
4.15
ISBN
9781101985663
Recommendations
2
Recommendations
2022-04-22T23:37:59.000Z
@jordanbpeterson @GlennLoury A fascinating book on this point (adaptive benefits & costs of neuroticism) is 'Good reasons for bad feelings' by @RandyNesse      source
2021-02-09T00:00:00.000Z
For a deeper dive into emotions and mental health from an evolutionary perspective, I can recommend Nesse’s “Good Reasons for Bad Feelings“.      source