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What Is Mental Illness?

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$22.00 • £17.95 • €20.00

ISBN 9780674066205

Publication Date: 11/12/2012


288 pages

5-1/4 x 8 inches

Belknap Press


  • 1. An Epidemic of Madness?
  • 2. Are We Pathologizing Everyday Life?
  • 3. Can Evolutionary Psychology Make Sense of Mental Disorder?
  • 4. Psychopathology as Adaptation?
  • 5. Does Society Create (Some) Mental Disorders?
  • 6. Is It in Our Genes?
  • 7. Do Mental Disorders Differ by Kind or Degree?
  • 8. So What Is Mental Illness Anyway?
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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