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March 27, 1827 and what happened later--the impact of psychiatry on evolutionary theory.

Abstract:

In the interaction between Psychiatry and evolutionary theory the force of the impact has not always been in one direction. The Brownes, father and son, had an influence on the development of Darwin's theory at different points in the nineteenth century. The crystallization by Miskolczy in 1933 of the concept that schizophrenia is a disorder that is specific to Homo sapiens is another example. In 1964 the formulation of the central paradox of psychosis by Huxley, Mayr and co-authors and the s...

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10.1016/j.pnpbp.2006.01.005

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Journal:
Progress in neuro-psychopharmacology and biological psychiatry
Volume:
30
Issue:
5
Pages:
785-796
Publication date:
2006-07-05
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EISSN:
1878-4216
ISSN:
0278-5846
URN:
uuid:50a3e86a-6cf4-4839-a55c-2286a11096e3
Source identifiers:
470827
Local pid:
pubs:470827

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