Evolutionary psychiatry. Adaptationist and nonadaptationist conceptualizations

@article{Dubrovsky2002EvolutionaryPA,
  title={Evolutionary psychiatry. Adaptationist and nonadaptationist conceptualizations},
  author={Bernardo O. Dubrovsky},
  journal={Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry},
  year={2002},
  volume={26},
  pages={1-19}
}
  • B. Dubrovsky
  • Published 31 January 2002
  • Psychology, Biology
  • Progress in Neuro-Psychopharmacology and Biological Psychiatry

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