Psychiatric diagnosis is so confused and controversial that the NIMH gave up on the DSM. Dan Stein and I decided to see if evolution could help. We concluded that the DSM diagnoses are actually pretty good.
Others say it is a genetic disease. Vulnerability to eating disorders is influenced by genes but that does not make them genetic diseases.
Tomorrow: What should we do differently?
From: GOOD REASONS FOR BAD FEELINGS: INSIGHTS FROM THE FRONTIER OF EVOLUTIONARY PSYCHIATRY goodreasons.info See the full thread at