An Evolutionary Life History Framework for Psychopathology

@inproceedings{Giudice2014AnEL,
  title={An Evolutionary Life History Framework for Psychopathology},
  author={Marco Del Giudice},
  year={2014}
}
In this article, I outline a general framework for the evolutionary analysis of mental disorders based on the concepts of life history theory. I synthesize and extend a large body of work showing that individual differences in life history strategy set the stage for the development of psychopathology. My analysis centers on the novel distinction between fast spectrum and slow spectrum disorders. I describe four main causal pathways from life history strategies to psychopathology, argue that… CONTINUE READING
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