Making sense of behavioral irregularities of great apes

  title={Making sense of behavioral irregularities of great apes},
  author={H. Fabrega},
  journal={Neuroscience \& Biobehavioral Reviews},
  • H. Fabrega,
  • Published 2006
  • Medicine, Psychology
  • Neuroscience & Biobehavioral Reviews
Psychopathology, mental illness, and psychiatric treatment are concepts relevant to modern medicine and medical psychology and replete with cumbersome intellectual and literary baggage. They bear the imprint of suppositions, world views, and general beliefs and values exemplified in the science, history, and general culture of Anglo European societies. The study in higher apes of phenomena addressed by such concepts raises conceptual dilemmas, usually termed speciesism and anthropomorphism, not… Expand
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