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DSM-III and the transformation of American psychiatry: a history.
  • M. Wilson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • The American journal of psychiatry
  • 1 March 1993
The author traces the history of the development of DSM-III within the larger context--intellectual, economic, scientific, and ideological--of the development of American psychiatry since World WarExpand
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Familicide: The killing of spouse and children
A familicide is a multiple-victim homicide incident in which the killer's spouse and one or more children are slain. National archives of Canadian and British homicides, containing 109 familicideExpand
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Carpe Diem: Adaptation and Devaluing the Future
Organisms typically “discount the future” in their decision making, but the extent to which they do so varies across species, sexes, age classes, and circumstances. This variability has been studiedExpand
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Lethal and Nonlethal Violence Against Wives and the Evolutionary Psychology of Male Sexual Proprietariness
Violence against wives occurs in all societies, but the rates at which wives are beaten and killed are enormously variable over time and place. The rate of uxoricide (wife killing) in the UnitedExpand
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An assessment of some proposed exceptions to the phenomenon of nepotistic discrimination against stepchildren
Stepparents commit child abuse and homicide at much higher rates than genetic parents. Proposed exceptions, including a recent claim that there is no such “Cinderella effect” in Swedish homicides,Expand
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Food for thought. What you eat depends on your sex and eating companions
In a naturalistic study, we investigated the influence of gender, group size and gender composition of groups of eaters on food selected for lunch and dinner (converted to total calories per meal) ofExpand
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Risk indicators to identify intimate partner violence in the emergency department
Background Intimate partner violence against women is prevalent and is associated with poor health outcomes. Understanding indicators of exposure to intimate partner violence can assist health careExpand
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The ‘Cinderella effect’ is no fairy tale
  • M. Daly, M. Wilson
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Trends in Cognitive Sciences
  • 1 November 2005
In his polemic against ‘evolutionary psychology’, philosopher David Buller [1] tries to discredit not just its practitioners' theories, but their research findings as well, including our discoveryExpand
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