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 CURRICULUM VITAE

 

Randolph Martin Nesse

January, 2015

 

personal data

 

Arizona State University

School of Life Sciences

Room 351 Life Sciences Building A

Tempe AZ  85257

 

            Phone: 480-965-9944

            E-mail: nesse@asu.edu

 

            Web page: http://RandolphNesse.com

            ASU Center for Evolutionary Medicine http://EvMedCenter.org

            Journal:  The Evolution & Medicine Review:  http://EvMedReview.com

Blog: The Skeptical Adaptationist http://SkepticalAdaptationist.com

Twitter:  @RandyNesse  #EvMed

                                   

EDUCATION

 

09/66-06/70     Carleton College, Northfield, Minnesota; B.A. (cum laude)

07/70-06/74     University of Michigan Medical School; M.D. (cum laude)                                                                     

residency training

 

07/74-06/77     Residency in Psychiatry, University of Michigan

07/76-06/77     Chief Resident, Department of Psychiatry

                                               

academic appointments     (At The University of Michigan, unless otherwise specified)

 

07/77-06/79     Instructor in Psychiatry,

07/79-06/85     Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

05/81-06/86     Director of Resident & Fellow Education

09/85-06/93     Associate Professor of Psychiatry

12/86-06/93     Associate Director, Anxiety Disorders Program

07/90-12/92     Director, Div. of Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

01/93-06/93     Visiting Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Stanford University

12/93-09/96     Associate Chairman for Education and Academic Affairs, Department of Psychiatry

09/02-09/03     Senior Research Scientist, Research Center for Group Dynamics,
Institute for Social Research

09/02-06/03     Visiting Professor, Dept. Anthropology, University College London

09/96-08/01     Faculty Research Associate, Research Center for Group Dynamics and

 07/93-             Professor of Psychiatry

09/96-              Director, Evolution and Human Adaptation Program, University of Michigan

09/01-              Professor of Psychology

09/03-              Research Professor, Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research

09/07-08/08     Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute for Advanced Study)

12/13-              Professor Emeritus of Psychology and Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry

1/1/14-             Professor of Life Sciences, Arizona State University, Arizona Foundation Professor

 1/1/14-            Founding Director, Center for Evolution and Medicine at Arizona State University

 

 

CERTIFICATION and licensure

 

1975    Diplomate of the American Board of Medical Examiners

1979    American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, Certification in Psychiatry

            State of Michigan Medical License # 038039

            DEA# AN7649328

 

EDITORIAL WORK:

 

The Evolution and Medicine Review (Executive editor)

Trends in Ecology and Evolution (Editorial Board)

Evolutionary Applications (Editorial Board)

Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health (Editorial Board)

 

Manuscript referee for:

American Journal of Psychiatry                       New England Journal of Medicine

Archives of Internal Medicine               Psychiatry Research

Archives of General Psychiatry             Psychoneuroendocrinology

Biological Psychiatry                           Psychosomatic Medicine

Ethology and Sociobiology                  Science

Human Nature                                                 Psychological Review

Psychological Bulletin                         PNAS

Evolution and Human Behavior                      Etc.

 

 

ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS

 

B.A. granted cum laude from Carleton College, 1970.

 

Citation for Distinction of Senior Thesis, The Relationship Between Attitudes and Behavior, Carleton College, 1974.

 

M.D. granted cum laude  from University of Michigan, 1974.

 

Laughlin Fellowship, American College of Psychiatry, 1977.

 

Teacher of the Year Award, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan, 1981-82; 1985-86;1991-92.

 

Phi Kappa Phi  1994

 

Distinguished Psychiatrist Lecturer, American Psychiatric Association, 1996

 

Chappel Memorial Lecture, The University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada, 1996

 

Saslow Lecture, University of Oregon, 1997

 

Senior Fellow, University of Michigan Society of Fellows, 1998-2002

 

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science—Research Fellowship, October, 2000. 

 

President’s Lecture, Clark University, May, 2005

 

American Psychiatric Society, Distinguished Psychiatrist Lecturer, May, 2005

 

European Congress on Neuropsychopharmacology, Keynote lecture, October, 2005.

 

Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (Institute for Advanced Study), 2007-2008

 

Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, 2008

 

Fellow, Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny, UCSD, 2008-

 

Evolution and Medicine Research Network Meeting Keynote Lecture, Durham University, UK, July 6, 2010

Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratories and Jackson Biological Laboratories Joint Scientific Meeting, Keynote lecture, September 17, 2010.

Darwin meets Nobel Symposium: The Evolution of Infectious Agents in Relation to Sex. Keynote lecture, Orebro, Sweden, October 21-23, 2010.

Evolutionary Medicine: Contributions to the Study of Disease and Immunity Symposium, Keynote lecture,  Department of Biological Sciences, Florida State University February 26, 2011.

Cluster Lecture, University of Lübeck Graduate School, Kiel and Borstel, Germany, April 12, 2011.

The A. L. Chapman Keynote Lecture, University of Kansas, Kansas City, April 15, 2011.

Determinants of Psychiatric Disorders Conference, Keynote Lecture, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany, April, 2011.

Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Keynote Lecture, Montpellier, France, June, 2011.

Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, 2012.

 

Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health Foundation—Elected as first President, 2012

 

Fellow, Association for Psychological Science, 2013

 

Darwinism Applied Award from the Applied Evolutionary Psychology Society, 2013.

 

Lifetime Achievement Award, The Human Behavior and Evolution Society, 2014

 

PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

Human Behavior and Evolution Society

            President, 1990-1991

            Chair, Publications Committee, 1992-2005

World Federation of Societies of Biological Psychiatry

            Task Force on Evolutionary Psychiatry, Secretary, 2005-

American Psychiatric Association, Distinguished Fellow

Michigan Psychiatric Association

Animal Behavior Society

Anxiety Disorders Association of America

International Society for Behavioral Ecology

International Society for Human Ethology

European Sociobiological Society

Society for the Study of Evolution

International Society for Affective Disorders

Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health Foundation, President, 2012-

Association for Psychological Science, Fellow

Foundation for Evolution, Medicine, & Public Health, Founding President, 2012-

 

teaching  HIGHLIGHTS

 

(For teaching prior to 2000, see full CV)

 

2000  Winter   ● Adaptation, Maladaptation, and Natural Selection, EHAP lecture series

 

2001 Winter    ● Human Nature and the Fate of the Environment, EHAP course and seminar series

 

2001 Fall term   ● Life Goals, Evolution, and Mood  EHAP course and seminar series

Psychology 500, Psychiatry 700, Sociology 895 3 credits

 

2002 Winter    ● Evolutionary Biology and Human Disease   (Life Sciences Initiative Course)

University Course 262 - Biology 262 - Psychology 232   4 credits

 

2003  Winter   ● Evolution and Cognition (Anthropology graduate seminar, University College London)

 

2003  Fall        ● Evolution and Psychology: State of the Field (with Barbara Smuts)  EHAP series

                        ● Psych 988 Psychology graduate seminar: Evolution and Psychology: State of the Field. 

● Psychology faculty seminar: Evolution and Psychology: State of the Field

● Psychiatry Advanced Clinical Skills Seminar (weekly)

 

2004 Winter    ● Evolutionary Biology and Human Disease   (Life Sciences Initiative Course)

University Course 262 - Biology 262 - Psychology 232   4 credits

 

2004 Winter    ● Evolution, Culture and the Social Emotions, EHAP/Culture and Cognition Series 

(with Shinobu Kitayama)  Psychology 689, Cultural Anthropology 760 Graduate
Seminar: Evolution, Culture and the Social Emotions

● Psychiatry Advanced Clinical Skills Seminar (weekly)

● Psychiatry Core Course: Evolution and Mental Disorders

 

2004 Fall         ● Psychology 731 Advanced Seminar & Practicum in Physiological Psychology (with Terri Lee, Jill Becker and Barbara Smuts)

                        ● Psychology 530  Evolution and Mental Disorders (with Barbara Smuts)

● Psychology 988  Evolution and Mental Disorders Seminar for Psychology Graduate students and Psychiatry Residents (with Barbara Smuts)

                        ● Psychiatry Advanced Clinical Skills Seminar

 

2005  Winter   ● Evolutionary Biology and Human Disease   (Life Sciences Initiative Course)

University Course 262 - Biology 262 - Psychology 232   4 credits

 

2005 Fall         ● Psychology 731 Advanced Seminar & Practicum in Physiological Psychology
(with Terri Lee and Jill Becker)

● Evolutionary Biology and Human Disease   (Life Sciences Initiative Course)

University Course 262 - Biology 262 - Psychology 232   4 credits

● Evolution and Behavior Brown Bag, weekly seminar.

 

2006 Winter    ● Assisting with Culture and Cognition/EHAP lecture series on Evolution and Culture

● Evolution and Behavior Brown Bag, weekly seminar.

 

2006 Fall         ● Economics 195 Applied Microeconomics (with Stephen Salant)

● Advanced Clinical Skills (Psychiatry weekly seminar)

 

● Public Health 788 Evolutionary Epidemiology (Summer, with Betsy Foxman)

 

2008 Fall         ● Advanced Clinical Skills (Psychiatry weekly seminar)

● Psychology 731 Advanced Seminar & Practicum in Physiological Psychology
(with Terri Lee and Brandon Aragona)

● Psychology 787 The Psychology of the Emotions

● Evolution and Human Behavior Program Bi-weekly Brown Bag

 

2009 Winter    ● Advanced Clinical Skills (Psychiatry weekly seminar)

 

2009 Fall         ● Advanced Clinical Skills (Psychiatry weekly seminar)

● Psychology 731 Advanced Seminar & Practicum in Physiological Psychology
(with Jill Becker and Brandon Aragona)

 

2010 Winter    ● Advanced Clinical Skills (Psychiatry weekly seminar)
                        ● Psychology 515/ Epidemiology 509  Evolution, Behavior and Public Health

 

2010-2011l      On sabbatical

 

2011 Fall         ● Advanced Clinical Skills (Psychiatry weekly seminar)

● Psychology 731 Advanced Seminar & Practicum in Physiological Psychology
        (with Jill Becker and Brandon Aragona)

● Psych 487 Evolution and Mental Disorders

 

2012 Winter    ● Advanced Clinical Skills (Psychiatry weekly seminar)

 

2012 Fall         ● Advanced Clinical Skills (Psychiatry weekly seminar)

● Psychology 731 Advanced Seminar & Practicum in Physiological Psychology
        (with Jill Becker and Brandon Aragona)

● Psychology 515/ Epidemiology 509  Evolution, Behavior and Public Health
           

 

 

COMMITTEE AND ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICE - HIGHLIGHTS

           

(For Committee and Administrative service prior to 2000, see full CV)

 

1996-2003       Chair, Psychiatry Grand Rounds Committee.  Organize and find funding for weekly Psychiatry Grand Rounds

 

1996-                  Director, University of Michigan Evolution and Human Adaptation Program

Chair, Planning Committee

 

2000-               Miscellaneous faculty and staff review and recruitment committees

 

2001-2003          Advisory Board, UM Life Science and Values Program

 

2001-                      Faculty Sponsor for UM Medical Student Darwinian Medicine Interest Group

 

2004-5             Psychology Faculty Search Committee, Biopsych

 

2005-2006       Evolution Theme Semester Planning Committee

 

2007-               Mentoring Committee for Thore Bergman

 

2007-               Mentoring Committee for Jacinta Beehner

 

2008-2012       Psychology Graduate Committee

 

2011-2012       Psychology Tenure Review Committee

 

2012-2013       Psychology Tenure Review Committee

 

 

WORKSHOPS, SYMPOSIA, AND COURSES ORGANIZED  (For prior to 2008, see full CV)

 

 Evolution and diseases of modern environments.  Workshops for 80 scientists from around the world, planned and chaired by Randolph Nesse, made possible by a grant from the Volkswagen Foundation in conjunction with the Charité World Health Summit: The Evolution of Medicine.  October 19-21, 2009.  Funding from the Volkswagen Foundation    Nesse (PI)   $220,596

Evolution and Sex Differences in Mortality Rates, Session chair and organizer, Organization for the Study of Sex Differences, Annual Meeting, June, 2010, Ann Arbor, MI

SPH 788: Evolutionary Epidemiology and Public Health, University of Michigan School of Public Health Summer Course 2010.

The Evolution of Human Altruism, Symposium organized by Randolph Nesse, with Patricia Churchland and Sarah Blaffer Hrdy for CARTA at UCSD, San Diego.  Public Symposium on Friday with 8 speakers. Private meeting on Saturday with 10 speakers.  Videos online at http://carta.anthropogeny.org/events/sessions/talk-7-1

Evolutionary Foundations for Medicine and Public Health, Focus on Reproduction, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratories, Maine, Summer Course, August 8-12, 2011.  Directed by Randolph Nesse.  Eight Faculty, 40 students. 

Evolution Experts Weekend Workshop, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratories, Maine, August 5-7, 2011.  Workshop for 16 leading world experts in evolution and medicine.

Evolutionary Foundations for Medicine and Public Health, Focus on Cancer and Infection, Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratories, Maine, Summer Course, August 6-10, 2012.  Directed by Randolph Nesse.  Eight Faculty, 40 students. 


New Opportunities at the Intersection of Evolution and Medicine: A gathering of scientists and entrepreneurs
May 8, 2012, at Stanford University.
Organized by Randolph Nesse, David Sloan Wilson and Joon Yun. Funded by Palo Alto Investors.

BOARDS, WORKGROUPS

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, Communicating Human Evolution Workgroup, 4 meetings 2009-2011

Consultant for authors of a high school textbook on Evolution and Medicine, Biological Sciences Study Committee, 2009-2010.

Consultant for creation of traveling museum exhibit on Evolutionary Medicine. New York Museum of Science, 2009-1010. 

Advisory Board for MsC Programme on Evolutionary Medicine, University of Durham, UK. 2010-

Advisory Board, University of Münster Graduate School of Evolution, Münster Germany, 2011-

Fellow, Center for Academic Research and Training in Anthropogeny, University of California San Diego, 2009-

Faculty, Center for Evolution and Cancer at University of California San Francisco, 2011-

National Evolutionary Synthesis Center, Evolution and Medicine Curriculum development, 4 meetings 2012-2013

Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health Foundation—Elected as first President,  2012

 

 

 

WEBSITES

Randolph Nesse website: http://www.nesse.us

Journal: The Evolution and Medicine Review   http://evmedreview.com

Blog:    The Skeptical Adaptationist  http://skepticaladaptationist.com

Evolution and Human Adaptation Program Website with information on EHAP programs   http://www.rcgd.isr.umich.edu/ehap/

CLOC website, with data and codebooks and other resources for bereavement researchers  http://cloc.isr.umich.edu/

 

 

 

 

 

FUNDING

 

Nesse, Randolph M (PI)    1/1/2008-12/31/2008

Evolution and diseases of modern environments. Workshops for 80 scientists from around the world at  The Evolution of Medicine World Medical Summit, Oct. 19-21, 2009, in Berlin, planned and chaired by Randolph Nesse

$220,596  total

Sponsors: Volkswagen Foundation in conjunction with the Charité World Health Summit:

 

Nesse, Randolph M      CO

RCGD-PRBA

African American Mental Health Research Program

Awarded Dt: 09/30/2001          Period: 06/01/2001 to 05/31/2007       Time Extension Dt: 05/31/2008         

$2,256,034(direct) + $1,150,779(indirect)      Total: $3,406,813                              

Direct Sponsor: Health and Human Services, Department of-National Institutes of Health     

 

Nesse, Randolph           PI                               

RCGD-Rsrch Cntr for Grp Dyn

Core Questions About Bereavement: Answers from the Changing Lives of Older Couples (CLOC) Study

Awarded Dt: 08/10/2000          Period: 08/15/2000 to 06/30/2003                             

$450,000(direct) + $230,625(indirect)            Total: $680,625                                 

Direct Sponsor: Health and Human Services, Department of-National Institutes of Health     

 

Nesse, Randolph           PI                               

RCGD-Rsrch Cntr for Grp Dyn

Biology of Belief and Trust Symposium

Awarded Dt: 02/22/1999          Period: 02/22/1999 to 05/01/2000                             

$20,260(direct) + $3,039(indirect)      Total: $23,299                                   

Direct Sponsor: Templeton, John, Foundation

 

Nesse, Randolph           PI                               

RCGD-Rsrch Cntr for Grp Dyn

The Biology of Belief and Trust Symposium

Awarded Dt: 03/09/1999          Period: 03/15/1999 to 06/30/2002                             

$12,775(direct) + $1,925(indirect)      Total: $14,700                                   

Direct Sponsor: Sage, Russell, Foundation        

 

Nesse, Randolph M      CO                              

SRC-Seh-Price

Michigan Prevention Research Center

Awarded Dt: 09/30/2000          Period: 09/01/2000 to 08/31/2003       Time Extension Dt: 08/31/2004         

$1,212,246(direct) + $605,763(indirect)         Total: $1,818,009                              

Direct Sponsor: Health and Human Services, Department of-National Institutes of Health     

 

Nesse, Randolph M      CO                              

Epidemiology Department

Michigan Interdisciplinary Center on Social Inequalities, Mind and Body

Awarded Dt: 09/27/1999          Period: 09/27/1999 to 08/31/2005       Time Extension Dt: 08/31/2006         

$6,473,234(direct) + $3,075,261(indirect)      Total: $9,548,495                              

Direct Sponsor: Health and Human Services, Department of-National Institutes of Health     

 

Nesse, Randolph           PI                               

RCGD-Rsrch Cntr for Grp Dyn

Core Questions of Bereavement: Preliminary Analysis of the Changing Lives of Older Couples (CLOC) Data -Set

Awarded Dt: 03/19/1998          Period: 09/01/1998 to 06/01/2002                             

$30,000(direct) + $4,500(indirect)      Total: $34,500                                   

Direct Sponsor: Pritzker Foundation   

 

Nesse, Randolph           PI                               

SRC-Survey Research Center

Genetics of Personality and Hypertension

Awarded Dt: 02/12/1997          Period: 01/01/1998 to 06/01/2002                             

$20,000(direct) + $3,000(indirect)      Total: $23,000                                   

Direct Sponsor: Pritzker Foundation   

 

Nesse, Randolph           CO                              

RCGD-Rsrch Cntr for Grp Dyn

African American Mental Health Research Program

Awarded Dt: 06/12/1998          Period: 06/15/1998 to 05/31/2001                             

$1,658,081(direct) + $865,768(indirect)         Total: $2,523,849                              

Direct Sponsor: Health and Human Services, Department of-National Institutes of Health     

 

Nesse, Randolph           CO                              

Psychiatry Department

Cholecystokinin Modulation of Anxiety and the Human Stress Axis: Mechanistic Studies

Awarded Dt: 03/22/1995          Period: 04/01/1995 to 03/31/2001                             

$349,782(direct) + $170,447(indirect)            Total: $520,229                                 

Direct Sponsor: Health and Human Services, Department of-National Institutes of Health                 

 

Nesse, Randolph           PI                               

Psychiatry Department

A Double - Blind, Placebo - Controlled Study of the Safety and Efficacy of Ondansetron Versus Placebo in the Treatment of Social Phobia

Awarded Dt: 04/30/1992          Period: 04/01/1992 to 12/31/1993                             

$98,252(direct) + $14,738(indirect)    Total: $112,990                                 

Direct Sponsor: Glaxo, Inc.                 

 

Nesse, Randolph           CO                              

Psychiatry Department

 A Single - Dose, Double - Blind, Placebo - Controlled Study of Oral CI-988 for Anxiety Associated with OvernightWithdrawal from Alprazolam

Awarded Dt: 03/13/1992          Period: 03/01/1992 to 10/31/1992                             

$43,478(direct) + $6,522(indirect)      Total: $50,000                                   

Direct Sponsor: Warner-Lambert Company

 

Nesse, Randolph           CO      

Psychiatry Department

Zatosetron in Patients with Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Awarded Dt: 11/08/1991          Period: 11/01/1991 to 10/31/1992                             

$68,748(direct) + $10,312(indirect)    Total: $79,060                                   

Direct Sponsor: Lilly, Eli, and Company         

 

Nesse, Randolph           CO                              

Psychiatry Department

Double - Blind Comparison of Sertraline and Placebo in Outpatients with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

Awarded Dt: 10/28/1991          Period: 10/01/1991 to 09/30/1993                             

$66,780(direct) + $10,020(indirect)    Total: $76,800                                   

Direct Sponsor: Pfizer, Inc.     

 

Nesse, Randolph           CO                              

Psychiatry Department

Adrenergic Variables: State Markers for Panic Disorder?

Awarded Dt: 08/17/1990          Period: 09/01/1990 to 08/31/1992                             

$90,469(direct) + $53,377(indirect)    Total: $143,846                                 

Direct Sponsor: Health and Human Services, Department of-National Institutes of Health                 

 

 

Nesse, Randolph           CO                              

Psychiatry Department

Adrenergic Variables: State Markers for Panic Disorder?

Awarded Dt: 08/28/1989          Period: 09/01/1989 to 08/31/1990                             

$89,174(direct) + $52,571(indirect)    Total: $141,745                                 

Direct Sponsor: Health and Human Services, Department of-National Institutes of Health     

 

 

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Articles

Nesse RM:  Psychology and the teaching of English composition.  Minnesota English Journal, Spring, 1969.

Curtis GC, Nesse RM, Buxton M, Wright J, Lippman D:  Flooding in vivo as research tool and treatment methods for phobias:  A preliminary report.  Comprehensive Psychiatry, 17:153-160, 1976.

Curtis GC, Buxton M, Lippman D,  Nesse RM, Wright J:  "Flooding in vivo" during the circadian phase of minimal cortisol secretion:  Anxiety and therapeutic success without adrenal cortical activation.  Biological Psychiatry, 11:101-107, 1976.

Nesse RM, Carroll BJ;  Cholinergic side-effects associated with deanol, (letter).  Lancet,  11:50-51, 1976.

Curtis GC, Nesse RM, Buxton M, Lippman D: Anxiety and plasma cortisol at the crest of the circadian cycle:  Reappraisal of a classical hypothesis.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 40:368-378, 1978.

Curtis GC,  Nesse RM, Buxton M, Lippman D: Plasma Growth hormone:  Effect of anxiety during flooding in vivo.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 136:410-414, 1979.

Nesse RM, Curtis GC, Brown GM, Rubin RT:  Anxiety induced by flooding therapy for phobias does not elicit prolactin secretory response.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 42:25-31, 1980.

Nesse RM, Carli T, Curtis GC, Kleinman PD:  Pretreatment nausea in cancer chemotherapy:  A conditioned response?  Psychosomatic Medicine., 42:33-36, 1980.

Nesse RM, Curtis GC, Brown GM:  Phobic anxiety does not affect plasma levels of thyroid stimulating hormone in man.  Psychoneuroendocrinology, 7:69-74, 1982.

Curtis GC, Cameron OG, Nesse RM:  The dexamethasone suppression test in panic disorder and agoraphobia.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 139:1043-1046, 1982.

Nesse RM,  Carli T, Curtis GC, Kleinman PD:  Pseudohallucinations in cancer chemotherapy patients.  American Journal of Psychiatry, 140:483-485, 1983.

Nesse RM, Cameron OG, Curtis GC, McCann DS, Huber-Smith MS:  Adrenergic function in patients with panic anxiety.  Archives of General Psychiatry, 41:771-776, 1984.

Nesse RM:  The evolution of senescence (letter). The New England Journal of Medicine, 310:660, 1984.

Tomlin P, Thyer BA, Curtis GC, Nesse RM, Cameron OC, Wright P:  Standardization of the fear survey schedule based upon patients with DSM-III anxiety disorders.  Journal of Behavioral Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 15:123-126, 1984.

Nesse RM:  An evolutionary perspective on psychiatry.  Comprehensive Psychiatry  25:575-580, 1984.  

Cameron OC, Smith CB, Hollingsworth PJ, Nesse RM, Curtis GC:  Platelet alpha-2 adrenergic receptor binding and plasma catecholamines before and during imipramine treatment in patients with panic anxiety.  Archives of General Psychiatry  41:1144-1148, 1985.

Nesse RM, Curtis GC, Thyer BA, McCann D, Huber-Smith, MJ:  Endocrine and cardiovascular responses during phobic anxiety.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 47:320-332, 1985.

Thyer BA, Nesse RM, Cameron OG, Curtis GC:  Agoraphobia:  A test of the separation anxiety hypothesis.  Behavioral Research Therapy, 23:75-78, 1985.

Starkman MN, Zelnik T,  Nesse RM, Cameron OC: Anxiety in patients with pheochromocytoma.  Archives of Internal Medicine, 145:248-252, 1985.

Thyer BA, Parrish RT, Curtis GC, Nesse RM, Cameron OG:  Ages of onset of DSM-III anxiety disorders.  Comprehensive Psychiatry, 26:113-122, 1985.

Nesse RM, Cameron OG, Buda AJ, McCann DS, Curtis GC, Huber-Smith M:  Urinary catecholamines and mitral valve prolapse in panic anxiety patients.  Psychiatry Research, 14:67-74, 1985.

Rainey JR, Nesse RM:  Psychobiology of anxiety and anxiety disorders.  In Psychiatric Clinics of North America, Vol 8, pp. 133-144, 1985.  Curtis GC, Thyer BA, Rainey J (eds); Saunders, Philadelphia.

Thyer BA, Himle J, Curtis GC, Cameron OG, Nesse RM:  A comparison of panic disorder and agoraphobia with panic attacks.  Comprehensive Psychiatry, 26:208-214, 1985.

Thyer BA, Tonlin P, Curtis GC, Cameron OG, Nesse RM:  Diagnostic and gender differences in the expressed fears of anxious patients.  Journal of Behavioral Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry 16:111-115, 1985.

Thyer BA, Parrish RT, Himle J, Cameron OG, Curtis GC, Nesse RM:  Alcohol abuse among clinically anxious patients.  Behavioral Research Therapy,  24 :357-359, l986.

Nesse RM:  An evolutionary perspective on panic disorder and agoraphobia.  Ethology and Sociobiology  8: 73S-83S, l987.

Huber-Smith MJ, Nesse RM, Maxhan M, McCann D:  Evaluation of plasma 3-methoxy-4-hydroxyphenylglycol (MHPG).  Journal of Chromatography,  377:91-99, 1986.

Thyer BA, Nesse RM, Curtis GC, Cameron OG:  Panic disorder: a test of the separation anxiety hypothesis.  Behavioral Research Therapy , 24(2):209-211, 1986.

Cameron OG, Thyer BA, Fechner S, Curtis GC, Nesse RM:  Behavior therapy of phobias: Predictors of outcome, (letter)  Psychiatry Research 19:  245-246, l986.

Cameron OG, Thyer BA, Nesse RM, Curtis GC:  Symptom profiles of DSM-III anxiety disorders.  American Journal of Psychiatry,  143(9)L  1132-1137, l986.

Nesse RM, Curtis GC, Cameron, OG, Lee M: How antipanic drugs might work. (letter) American Journal of Psychiatry, 143:945, l986.

Nesse RM:  An evolutionary perspective on senescence.  Philosophy and Medicine,  26:45-64, Ethical Dimensions of Geriatric Care, Spicker SF, Ingman SR, Lawson IR (eds), D. Ridel, l987.

Nesse RM:  Life table tests of evolutionary theories of senescence, Experimental Gerontology  23: 445-453, 1988.

Cameron OG, Nesse RM:  Systemic hormonal and physiological abnormalities in anxiety disorders:  A review.  Psychoneuroendocrinology,  13:287-307, 1988.

Nesse RM:  Panic disorder:  An evolutionary view.  Psychiatric Annals, 18:8: 478-483, 1988.

Modell JG, Himle J, Nesse RM, Mountz JM, Schmaltz S:  Sequential trials of fluoxetine, phenelzine, and tranylcypromine in the treatment of obsessive-compulsive disorder.  Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 3:287-293, 1989.

Low BS, Nesse RM:  Summary of the Evolution and Human Behavior Conferences:  Ann Arbor, Michigan, April and October 1988.  Ethology and Sociobiology, 10:457-465, 1989.

Nesse RM, Silverman A, Bortz A:  Sex differences in ability to recognize family resemblance.  Ethology and Sociobiology, 11:  11-21, 1990.

Starkman MN, Cameron OG, Nesse RM, Zelnik T:  Peripheral catecholamine levels and the symptoms of anxiety:  studies in patients with and without pheochromocytoma. Psychosomatic Medicine, 52: 129-142, 1990.

Nesse RM:  Evolutionary explanations of emotions.  Human Nature, 1:  261-289, 1990.

Abelson, JA, Nesse RM, Vinik, A:  Treatment of panic-like attacks with a long-acting analogue of somatostatin.  Journal of Clinical Psychopharmacology, 10: 128-132, 1990.

Abelson, JL, Nesse RM:  Cholecystokinin-4 and panic, (letter).  Archives of General Psychiatry 47(4):  395, 1990.

Nesse RM:  The evolutionary function of repression and the ego defenses. Journal of the American Academy of Psychoanalysis 18:260-286, 1990.

Williams GW,  Nesse RM:  The dawn of Darwinian medicine.  The Quarterly Review of Biology, 66:1-22, 1991.

Nesse RM:  Human nature and the Holy Grail (commentary).  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 14 (2), 312-313, 1991.

Nesse RM:  What is mood for?  Psycholoquy  2: Issue 9.2, November 24, 1991.

Replies to commentaries:

Nesse RM: Mood as a communication medium.  Psycholoquy  3:2, 1992.

Nesse RM: Social functions of mood: Reply to Sloman.  Psycholoquy  3:4, 1992

Nesse RM: Over-valuation of the emotion-mood distinction:.  Psycholoquy 3:6, 1992

Nesse RM:  Under-valuation of the emotion-mood distinction.   Psycholoquy  3: 12, 1992.

Nesse RM:  Ethology to the rescue: Reply to Plutchik.  Psycholoquy  3:12, 1992

Krone KP, Himle JA, Nesse RM: A standardized behavioral group treatment program for obsessive-compulsive disorder: preliminary outcomes.  Behavior Research and Therapy, 29:627-631, 1991.

Nesse RM:  What good is feeling bad?  The evolutionary utility of psychic pain.  The Sciences, 30-37, Nov./Dec. 1991. 

Abelson JA, Nesse RM, Vinik A:  Stimulation of corticotrophin release by pentagastrin in normal subjects and patients with panic disorder.  Biological Psychiatry, 1991; 29:1220-1223.

Kloss RJ, Nesse RM: Trisomy:  Chromosome competition or maternal strategy?  Increase of trisomy incidence with increasing maternal age does not result from competition between chromosomes.  Ethology and Sociobiology 13:283-287, 1992.

McGuire MT, Marks I, Nesse RM, Troisi A:  Evolutionary biology:  A basic science for psychiatry.  Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica  86:89-96, 1992.

Nesse RM, Klaas, R: Risk perception by patients with anxiety disorder.  Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 182:465-470, 1994. 

Nesse RM:  An evolutionary perspective on substance abuse.  Ethology and Sociobiology 15:339-348, 1994.

Marks IM, Nesse RM: Fear and fitness: An evolutionary analysis of anxiety disorders.  Ethology and Sociobiology  15:247-261, 1994.

Nesse RM:  Why is group selection such a problem?  Behavior and Brain Science, 17 (4) 633-634, 1994. 

Nesse RM: Computer emotions and mental software.  Social Neuroscience Bulletin  7(2): 36-37, 1994.

Abelson JL, Nesse RM: Pentagastric infusions in patients with panic disorder I.  Symptoms and cardiovascular responses.  Biological Psychiatry 36: 73-83, 1994.

Abelson JL, Nesse RM, Vinik, I, Aaron I: Pentagastric infusions in patients with panic disorder II.  Neuroendocrinology.  Biological Psychiatry 36: 84-96, 1994.

Abelson JL, Curtis GC, Nesse RN, Fantone R, Pyke RE, Bammert Adams J: The effects of central cholecystokinin receptor blockade on hypothalamic-pituitary-adrenal and symptomatic responses to overnight withdrawal from alprazolam.  Biological Psychiatry , 37:56-59, 1995.

Schweitzer PB, Nesse RM, Fantone RF, Curtis GC: Outcomes of group cognitive behavioral training in the treatment of panic disorder and agoraphobia.  Journal of the American Psychiatric Nurses Association, 1:83-91, 1995.

Nesse RM, Abelson JL:  Natural selection and fear regulation mechanisms.  Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 18(2):309-310, 1995.

Cameron OG, Smith CB, Nesse RM, Hill EM, Hollingsworth PJ, Abelson JA, Hariharan M, Curtis, GC:  Platelet Alpha2-Adrenoreceptors, Catecholamines, Hemodynamic Variables, and Anxiety in Panic Patients and Their Asymptomatic Relatives.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 58:289-301, 1996.

Abelson JL, Nesse RM, Weg, JG, Curtis GC:  Respiratory Psychophysiology and Anxiety:  Cognitive Intervention in the Doxapram Model of Panic.  Psychosomatic Medicine, 58:302-313, 1996.

Abelson JL, Weg JG, Nesse RN, Curtis, GC:  Neuroendocrine responses to laboratory panic:  Cognitive intervention in the doxapram model.  Psychoneuroendocrinology, 21(4):375-90, 1996.

 

Nesse RM, Berridge K:   Psychoactive drug use in evolutionary perspective.  Science, 277: 63-65, 1997. 

Nesse RM and GC Williams: Evolutionary biology in the medical curriculum: What every physician should know. Bioscience 47: 664-666, 1997.

Young EA, Abelson JL, Curtis GC, Nesse RM:  Childhood adversity and vulnerability to mood and anxiety disorders.  Depression 5: 66-72, 1997.

Albucher, RC,  Abelson JL, and RM Nesse: Defense mechanism changes in successfully treated patients with obsessive-compulsive disorder. American Journal of Psychiatry. 155(4): p. 558-9, 1998.

Young, EA, Nesse RM, Weder, A, & Julius, S: Anxiety and cardiovascular reactivity in the Tecumseh population. Journal of Hypertension, 16 (1727-1733), 1998.

Nesse RM: Emotional Disorders in Evolutionary Perspective.  British Journal of Medical Psychology 71:397-415, 1998.

Nesse RM, & Williams, GC: Evolution and the Origins of Disease. Scientific American, 29 (5):86-93, 1998.

Himle JA, Abelson JL,  Haghightgou H, Hill EM, Nesse RM and Curtis, GC.  Effect of Alcohol on Social Phobic Anxiety.  Am J Psychiatry 156: 1237-1243, 1999.

Nesse RM: Proximate and evolutionary studies of stress and depression: Synergy at the Interface.  Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews,23 (7): 895-903, 1999.

Nesse RM, Williams, GC: On Darwinian medicine.  Life Science Research (Chinese) 3 (1): 1-17, 1999. 

Nesse RM: The evolution of hope and despair.  Journal of Social Issues, 66 (2): 429-469, 1999.

Nesse RM:  Is depression an adaptation?  Archives of General Psychiatry, 57:14-20, 2000.

Nesse, RM Is grief really maladaptive?  Review of  The Nature of Grief, by John Archer  Evolution and Human Behavior 29: 59-61, 2000. 

Nesse RM  How selfish genes shape moral passions. (commentary)  Journal of Consciousness Studies, 7 (1/2): 227-231, 2000.

Nesse RM  Strategic subjective commitment. (commentary)  Journal of Consciousness Studies, 7 (1/2): 326-330-231, 2000.

Carr D, House, JS, Kessler RC, Nesse RM, Sonnega J, Wortman C:  Marital quality and psychological adjustment to widowhood among older adults: A longitudinal analysis.  Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 55B(4): S97-S207, 2000.

Nesse, RM:  On the difficulty of defining disease: A Darwinian perspective.  Medicine, Health Care and Philosophy, 4: 37-46, 2001. 

Abelson JA, Weg JD, Nesse RM,  Curtis GC. Persistent respiratory irregularity in patients with panic disorder, Biological Psychiatry,49:588-595, 2001.

Nesse R. Living with Luxury Fever.  Review of Luxury Fever, by Robert Frank, Free Press, 1999. Evolution and Human Behavior, 2001. 

Carr, D, House, JS, Wortman, C, Nesse, RM  Kessler RC.  Psychological adjustment to sudden and anticipated spousal loss among the older widowed.  Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences, 55B (4): S1-S12, 2001. 

Keller MC, Nesse RM. Hofferth S: The Trivers-Willard Hypothesis of Parental Investment: No Effect in Contemporary North America, Evolution and Human Behavior, 22 (5) 343-360, 2001.

Himle JA, Rassi S, Haghighatgou H, Krone KP, Nesse RM, & Abelson JA.  Anxiety.  Group Behavioral Therapy of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Seven versus Twelve-Week Outcomes, Depression & Anxiety. 13(4):161-5, 2001.

Eaton SB, Strassmann BI, Nesse RM, Neel JV, Ewald PW, Williams GW, Weder AB, Eaton SB 3rd, Lindeberg SM, Konner J, Mysterud I, Cordain L. Evolutionary Health Promotion. Prevention Medicine 34 (2):109-18. 2002.

Nesse, RM: How is Darwinian medicine useful?  Western Medical Journal, 174: 358-359, 2001.

Nesse RM, Hasegawa T. Is depression ever adaptive? Evolutionary perspectives. Japanese Journal of Molecular Psychiatry, 2(2), 163-170, 2002 (Japanese adaptation of RMN 2000 Archives of General Psychiatry Article).

Nesse, RM: What it means to be 98[percent] chimpanzee (book review) Nature Medicine, 8(11):1193, 2002.

Carr D, House J, Kessler R, Nesse R, Sonnega J, Wortman C: Marital quality and psychological adjustment to widowhood among older adults: A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 55B:S97-S207, 2000

Carr D, House JS, Wortman C, Nesse R, Kessler RC: Psychological adjustment to sudden and anticipated spousal death among the older widowed. Journal of Gerontology: Social Sciences 56B:S237-48, 2001

Nesse, RM: The smoke detector principle: Natural selection and the regulation of defenses.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences 935: 75-85, 2001

Nesse, RM: How is Darwinian medicine useful?  Western Journal of Medicine 174 (5): 358-360, 2001

Bonanno GA, Wortman CB, Lehman D, Tweed RG, Haring M, Sonnega J, Carr D, Nesse, RM.  Resilience to Loss and Chronic Grief: A Prospective Study from Pre-loss to eighteen months Post-Loss.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 83 (5): 1150-1164, 2002

Nesse RM. Evolution and Addiction. Addiction 97 (4):470-1, 2002.

 

Utz, R. L., Carr, D., Nesse, R., & Wortman, C. The effect of widowhood on older adults' social participation: An evaluation of activity, disengagement, and continuity theories. The Gerontologist, 42: 522-533 2002.

Sen S, Nesse RM, Stoltenberg SF, Li S, Gleiberman L, Chakravarti A, Weder AB and Burmeister M: Burmeister M: A BDNF Coding Variant is Associated with the NEO-Personality Domain Neuroticism, a Risk Factor for Depression. Neuropsychopharmacology 28, 397–401, 2003.

Nesse RM, Schiffman JD: Evolutionary Biology in the Medical School Curriculum. BioScience 53 (6): 585-587, 2003.

Brown, S. L., Nesse, R., Vinokur, A. D., & Smith, D. M. (2003). Providing Support may be More Beneficial than Receiving It: Results from a Prospective Study of Mortality. Psychological Science, 14, 320-327, 2003

Brown, S. L., Nesse, R. M., House, J. S., & Utz, R. Religion and Emotional Compensation: Results from a Prospective Study of Widowhood. Personality and Social Psychology Bulletin, 30(9): 1165-1174, 2004.

Sen S, Villafuerte S, Nesse R, Stoltenberg SF, Hopcian J, Gleiberman L, Weder A, Burmeister M: Serotonin transporter and GABAA alpha 6 receptor variants are associated with neuroticism. Biol Psychiatry 55(3):244-9, 2004.

Kruger, D.J., & Nesse, R.M: Sexual selection and the Male:Female Mortality Ratio. Evolutionary Psychology, 2: 66-85, 2004.

Utz R, Reidy E, Carr D, Nesse RM, Wortman CB: The Daily Consequences of Widowhood: The Role of Gender and Intergenerational Transfers on subsequent Housework Performance. Journal of Family Issues 24 (5):683-712, 2004.

Nesse RM: Natural selection and the elusiveness of happiness. Philos Trans R Soc Lond B Biol Sci; 359(1449):1333-47, 2004

Bonanno GA, Wortman CB, Nesse RM: Prospective patterns of resilience and maladjustment during widowhood. Prospective Patterns of Resilience and Maladjustment during Widowhood. Psychology and Aging, 19 (2): 260–271, 2004.

Jackson, J. S., Torres, M., Caldwell, C. H., Neighbors, H. W., Nesse, R. M., Taylor, R. J., Trierweiler, S. J., Williams, D. W.. The National Survey of American Life: a study of racial, ethnic and cultural influences on mental disorders and mental health. International Journal of Methods in Psychiatric Research, 13:4 pp. 196-207, 2004.

Nesse, RM: Natural selection and the regulation of defensive responses.  Evolution and Human Behavior, 26:88-105, 2005.

Nesse, RM: Maladaptation and natural selection. Quarterly Review of Biology, 80(1):62-70, 2005.

Nesse, RM: Cliff-edged fitness functions and the persistence of schizophrenia (commentary). Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 27 (6) 862-863, 2004.

Nesse, RM: Twelve crucial points about emotions. Psychology Review (magazine), May, 2005.

Sen S, RM Nesse, L Sheng, SF Stoltenberg, L Gleiberman, M Burmeister and AB Weder.. Association between a Dopamine 4 Receptor Polymorphism (DRD4) and Blood Pressure: Evidence for a Gene-Age Interaction, American Journal of Hypertension 18: 1206-1210, 2005.

Keller, MC, Nesse, RM: Subtypes of low mood provide evidence of its adaptive significance. Journal of Affective Disorders , 86 (1):  27-35, 2005.

Kruger DJ, Nesse RM: An evolutionary life history understanding of sex differences in human mortality rates. Human Nature,74 (1): 74-97, 2006.

Ha J, Carr D, Utz RL, Nesse RM Older Adults’ Perceptions of Intergenerational Support After Widowhood How Do Men and Women Differ? Journal of Family Issues 27 (1): 3-10, 2006

Nesse RM, Stearns SC, Omenn GS: Medicine needs evolution (editorial). Science 311:1071, 2006.

 

Nesse RM, Jackson ED: Evolution: Psychiatric nosology’s missing biological foundation.  Clinical Neuropsychiatry 3 (2):121-131, 2006.

Keller MC, Nesse RM: The Evolutionary Significance of Depressive Symptoms: Different Adverse Situations Lead to Different Depressive Symptoms Patterns.  Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 91(2):316-30, 2006.

Nesse RM: Darwinian medicine and Mental Disorders.  Elsevier International Congress Series, 1296: 83-94, 2006.

Neighbors HW, Caldwell C, Williams DR, Nesse RM, Taylow RJ, Bullard KM, Torres M, Jackson JS: Race, Ethnicity, and the Use of Services for Mental Disorders: Results from the National Survey of American Life, Archives of General Psychiatry, 64(4): 485-494, 2007.

Williams SR, Gonzalez HM, Neighbors HW, Nesse RM, Abelson JM, Sweetman J, Jackson JS: Prevalence and distribution of major depressive disorder among African Americans, Caribbean Blacks and non-Hispanic Whites: Results from the National Survey of American Life (NSAL).  Archives of General Psychiatry, 64 (3): 305-15, 2007.

Kruger, DJ, Nesse, RM: An evolutionary framework for understanding sex differences in Croatian mortality rates.  Psychological Topics, 15 (2): 351-364, 2006.

Oyserman D, Uskul A, Yoder N, Nesse R, Williams D: Unfair treatment and self-regulatory focus. Journal of Experimental and Social Psychology, 43 (3):505-512, 2007.

Nesse RM: Runaway Social Selection for Displays of Partner Value and Altruism, Biological Theory 2 (2): 1-13, 2007.

Nesse RM: Evolution is the scientific foundation for diagnosis: Psychiatry should use it.  World Psychiatry 6 (3): 160-161, 2007.

Kruger DJ, Nesse RM: Economic transition, male competition, and sex differences in mortality rates.  Evolutionary Psychology 5(2): 411-427, 2007.

Gonzalez HM, Croghan T, West B, Williams D, Nesse R, Tarraf W, Taylor R, Hinton L, Neighbors H, Jackson J (2008) Antidepressant Use in Black and White Populations in the United States. Psychiatric Services.; 59: p. 1131-1138.

Nesse RM, Stearns SC: The great opportunity: Evolutionary applications to medicine and public health.  Evolutionary Applications 1(1):28-48, 2008.

 

Nesse, R. M.: What evolutionary biology offers public health. Bulletin of the World Health Organization, 86(2), 83, 2008.

 

Nesse, R. M.: Evolution in medical education: The most basic science is missing. Lancet, 372, 21-27, 2008.

 

Pasca SP, Nesse RM. Vomiting is not an adaption for glaucoma (and Darwinian medicine is difficult). Medical Hypotheses. 71(3):472-3, 2008.

 

Nesse RM. What evolutionary biology offers public health. Bulletin World Health Organization. 86(2):83, 2008.

 

Nesse RM, Ellsworth PC. Evolution, emotions, and emotional disorders. American Psychologist, 64(2):129-39, 2009.

 

Nesse RM. Digesting Evolution. Nature. (Book Review), 460:461, 2009.

 

Nesse RM. Evolution at 150: time for truly biological psychiatry. The British Journal of Psychiatry. 195(6):471-2, 2009.

 

Nesse RM. L'importanza dell'evoluzione per la medicina.  Lettura darwiniana della medicina; Roma: L'Arco di Giano; p. 9-35, 2009.

 

Nesse RM, Bergstrom CT, Ellison PT, Flier JS, Gluckman P, Govindaraju DR, Niethammer D, Omenn GS, Perlman RL, Schwartz MD, Thomas MG, Stearns SC, Valle D. Making evolutionary biology a basic science for medicine. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 107 (Suppl 1):1800-8007, 2010.

 

Stearns SC, Nesse RM, Govindaraju DR et al., editors. Evolutionary perspectives on health and medicine. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences USA, 107 (Suppl 1):1691-1808, 2010.

 

Stein, D.J., Nesse, R.M., Threat detection, precautionary responses and anxiety disorders, Neuroscience and Biobehavioral Reviews 35(4):1075-9, 2010

 

Nesse RM. Ten questions for evolutionary studies of disease vulnerability. Evolutionary Applications, 4(2):264-77, 2011.

 

Nesse RM, Foxman, B: Evolutionary Approaches to Sexually Transmitted Infections.  Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1230:1-3, 2011.

 

Nesse RM, Why has natural selection left us so vulnerable to anxiety and mood disorders? Canadian Journal of Psychiatry, 2011.

 

Nesse RM, Stein DJ. Towards a genuinely medical model for psychiatric nosology. BMC Med;10(1):5, 2012, doi:10.1186/1741-7015-10-5, 2012.

 

Nesse R, Ganten D, Gregory T, Omenn G. Evolutionary molecular medicine. Journal of Molecular Medicine, 90(5):509-522, 2012.

 

Ganten D, Nesse R. (2012). The evolution of evolutionary molecular medicine. Journal of Molecular Medicine, 90(5):1-4, 2012.

 

Aktipis A, Nesse R,  Evolutionary foundations for cancer biology.  Evolutionary Applications, 6 (1):144–159, 2013.

 

Fried, E. I., Nesse, R. M., Zivin, K., Guille, C., & Sen, S. Depression is more than the sum score of its parts: individual DSM symptoms have different risk factors. Psychological Medicine, 44(10), 2067-2076, 2014.

 

Carr D, Sonnega J, Nesse RM, House JS.  Do Special Occasions Trigger Psychological Distress among Older Bereaved Spouses?  An Empirical Assessment of Clinical Wisdom. The Journals of Gerontology Series B: Psychological Sciences and Social Sciences 69 (1), 113-122, 2014.

 

Fried, E. I., & Nesse, R. M. The Impact of Individual Depressive Symptoms on Impairment of Psychosocial Functioning. PLoS ONE, 9(2), e90311, 2014

 

Fried, E. I., Nesse, R. M., Guille, C., & Sen, S.. The differential influence of life stress on individual symptoms of depression in a longitudinal study of medical residents. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, in press.

 

Nesse, R. M. Comment: A General ''Theory of Emotion'' Is Neither Necessary nor Possible, Emotion Review 6: 320, 2014,  DOI: 10.1177/1754073914534497.

 

Fried EI & Nesse RM. Depression is not a consistent syndrome: An investigation of unique symptom patterns in the STAR* D study. Journal of affective disorders 172: 96-102, 2015.

 

Hideka, BH, Asghar A, Nesse RM, Bennett KJ, Beyrouty MW Skursky NK, Schwartz MD.  Evolutionary Biology in Medical Education: Survey of North American Medical Schools, BMC Medicine, accepted.

 

Fried EI, Nesse RM. Depression sum-scores don't add up: Why analyzing specific depression symptoms is essential, BMC Medicine, submitted.

 

Wells J, Sear R, Johnstone R, Nesse RM, Stearns S: Evolutionary Public Health, Lancet, in prep.

 

Nesse RM, Brüne M, Ellis B, Nettle D, Stein DJ, Troisi A, Evolution, Mental Disorders, and Global Health, Lancet, in prep.

 

Stein, DJ, Hermesh H, Eilam D, Segalas C, Zohar J, Menchon J, Nesse RM. Human  compulsivity:  a  perspective  from  evolutionary  medicine, in prep.

 

 

 

 

Books

Nesse RM, Williams GC: Why We Get Sick: The New Science of Darwinian Medicine, Times Books, New York,  1995.  Also published by Weidenfeld and Nicolson, London as Evolution and Healing: The New Science of Darwinian Medicine.  Translations available in German, Italian, Portuguese, Korean, Japanese, Mandarin, etc. 
Das bild wissenschaft “Book of the Year-1997.” French and Turkish translations underway in 2012.

Nesse, RM (editor) Evolution and the Capacity for Commitment, Russell Sage Press, New York, NY, 2001. 

Carr D, Nesse RM, Wortman CB (editors): Late Life Widowhood in the United States, Springer, New York, NY, 2005

Pariente CM, Nesse RM, Nutt D, Wolpert L, editors. Understanding depression: A translational approach. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press; 2009.

Nesse, RM; Why Mental Disorders Exist: Evolutionary Foundations for Psychiatry (In preparation)

 


Book Chapters

Curtis G, Nesse RM, Cameron OG, Thyer B, Lippman M:  Psychobiology of Exposure in vivo, in Phobia:  A Comprehensive Summary of Modern Treatments.  Edited by DuPont  RL.  New York:  Brunner/Mazel, 1982.

Nesse  RM, Cameron OG, Green MA, Kuttesch DA:  Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia, In Modern Perspectives in the Psychiatry of the Neuroses, Number Twelve.  Edited by Howells JG. New York:   Brunner/Mazel, 1989.

Nesse RM:  Psychiatry, in The Sociobiological Imagination.  Edited by Mary Maxwell.  New York:  SUNY Press, pp. 23-40, 1991.

Nesse RM, Lloyd, AT:  The Evolution of Psychodynamic Mechanisms, in The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture.  Edited by Barkow J, Cosmides L and Tooby J.   Oxford:  Oxford Univ. Press, pp. 601-626, 1992.

Nesse RM and M. A. Zamorski: Anxiety disorders in primary care. Primary Care Psychiatry. Edited by D. Knesper, M. Riba and T. Schwenk, 1997.

Nesse RM: Problemi evoluzionistici e disturbi psychici. In La Medicina Di Darwin, Edited by P. Donghi, 1998.

Nesse RM: Are mental disorders diseases? Reprinted in, The Maladapted Mind, Edited by S. Baron-Cohen, Psychology Press, East Sussex, UK, 1997, pp 1-22. 

McGuire M, Marks I, Nesse R, Troisi A: Evolutionary biology: A basic science for psychiatry? Reprinted in, The Maladapted Mind, Edited by S. Baron-Cohen, Psychology Press, East Sussex, UK, 1997, pp 23-38. 

Marks I, Nesse RM: Fear and fitness: An evolutionary analysis of anxiety disorders. Reprinted in, The Maladapted Mind, Edited by S. Baron-Cohen, Psychology Press, East Sussex, UK, 1997, pp 57-72. 

Nesse RM: An evolutionary perspective on panic disorder and agoraphobia. Reprinted in, The Maladapted Mind, Edited by S. Baron-Cohen, Psychology Press, East Sussex, UK, 1997, pp 73-84. 

Nesse RM: Research designs that address evolutionary questions about medical disorders. In  Evolutionary Medicine, S. Stearns. New York, Oxford University Press, 1999, pp. 16-26.

Nesse RM:  Testing evolutionary hypotheses about mental disorders. In  Evolutionary Medicine edited by S. Stearns. New York, Oxford University Press, 1999, pp. 260-266.

Nesse RM  Printing-The greatest invention.  In, The Greatest Inventions of the past 2000 Years edited by J. Brockman, Simon & Schuster, NY, 2000.

Nesse RM:  What Darwinian medicine offers psychiatry.  In Evolutionary Medicine, W. R. Trevathan, J. J. McKenna and E. O. Smith. New York, Oxford University Press, pp. 351-374, 1999.

Nesse RM, Young, E   The evolutionary origins and functions of the stress response, The Encyclopedia of Stress, Academic Press, NY, pp. 79-84, 2000.

Nesse, RM: Natural selection, mental modules and intelligence.  Novartis Foundation Symposium 233, The Nature of Intelligence, John Wiley, London, pp. 96-115, 2000.

Nesse, RM: The evolution of subjective commitment. In Evolution and the Capacity for Commitment, Russell Sage Press, edited by RM Nesse, 2001, pp. 1-44.

Nesse, RM: Commitment in the clinic, In Evolution and the Capacity for Commitment, Russell evolution of subjective commitment. In Evolution and the Capacity for Commitment, Russell Sage Press Sage Press, edited by RM Nesse, pp. 240-261, 2001.

Nesse, RM: The future of commitment, In Evolution and the Capacity for Commitment, Russell Sage Press, edited by RM Nesse, pp. 310-326, 2001.

Nesse, RM: Motivation and melancholy.  Evolutionary Psychology and Motivation, Nebraska Motivation Symposium Vol. 47, edited by Jeffrey A French, Alan C Kamil and Daniel W. Leger, University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, Nebraska, pp. 179-203, 2001.

Nesse, RM: Evolutionary explanations for mood and mood disorders.  The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Mood Disorders, edited by  Daniel J. Stein , David J. Kupfer, and Alan F. Schatzberg, American Psychiatric Publishing, Washington DC, pp. 159-175, 2006.

Nesse, RM: Evolutionary Psychology and Mental Health, In The Evolutionary Psychology Handbook, Edited by David Buss, John Wiley and Sons, pp.903-927, 2005.

Nesse, RM: Understanding late life widowhood: New directions in research, theory and practice.  In Carr D, Nesse R, Wortman CB: Late Life Widowhood in the United States, Springer, pp. 3-18, 2005.

Nesse, RM: An evolutionary perspective on bereavement.  In Carr D, Nesse R, Wortman CB: Late Life Widowhood in the United States, Springer, pp. 195-226, 2005.

Nesse RM: Darwinian medicine and Mental Disorders.  Elsevier International Congress Series, 1296: 83-94, 2006.

Nesse, R. M: Natural selection and the elusiveness of happiness, in F. A. Huppert, B. B. Keverne, and N. N. Baylis, eds. The Science of Well-being. Oxford, UK, Oxford University Press, pp.  3-34, 2005

Nesse RM: Why so many people with selfish genes are pretty nice—Except for their hatred of The Selfish Gene. In Alan Grafen and Matt Ridley, Richard Dawkins.  Oxford University Press, London, pp. 203-212, 2006

Nesse RM, Bhatnagar S, Young, E: The evolutionary origins and functions of the stress response, The Encyclopedia of Stress, Second Edition, Edited by George Fink, Academic Press: San Diego, 965-970, 2007.

Stearns SS, Nesse RM, Haig D: Introducing evolutionary thinking for medicine, Chapter 1 in Evolutionary Biology in Health and Disease, Edited by Stephen Stearns, Oxford University Press, 2007. 

Nesse RM, Weder A: Darwinian medicine: What evolutionary medicine offers to endothelium researchers. In Endothelial Biomedicine, Edited by William Aird, Cambridge University Press, pp 122-128, 2007.

Nesse RM. The importance of evolution for medicine. In: Trevathan WR, McKenna JJ, Smith EO, editors. Evolutionary Medicine, Second Edition. New York: Oxford University Press. pp. 416-32, 2007.

Nesse, RM: Evolutionary origins and functions of the emotions. In K. R. Scherer & D. Sander (Eds.), Oxford companion to the affective sciences. London: Oxford University Press, 2009.

 

Nesse, RM: Proximate and evolutionary explanations. In K. R. Scherer & D. Sander (Eds.), Oxford companion to the affective sciences. London: Oxford University Press, 2009.

 

Nesse RM. Explaining depression: Neuroscience is not enough, evolution is essential. In: Pariente CM, Nesse RM, Nutt DJ, Wolpert L, editors. Understanding depression:A translational approach. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press. p. 17-36, 2009.

 

Nesse R M: How can evolution and neuroscience help us understand moral capacities? In J. Verplaetse, J. De Schrijver, J. Braeckman & S. Vanneste (Eds.), The moral brain: Essays on the evolutionary and neuroscientific aspects of morality. New York: Springer, 2010

 

Nesse RM: Social selection and the origins of culture. In M. Schaller, S. J. Heine, A. in Norenzayan, T. Yamagishi & T. Kameda (Eds.), Evolution, culture, and the human mind. Philadelphia, PA: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, 2010, p 137-150.

 

Nesse RM, & Dawkins R: Evolution: Medicine’s most basic science. In D. A. Warrell, T. M. Cox, J. D. Firth & E. J. J. Benz (Eds.), Oxford textbook of medicine, 5th edition. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010.

 

Nesse RM. How can evolution and neuroscience help us understand moral capacities? In: Verplaetse J, De Schrijver J, Vanneste S, Braeckman J, editors. The Moral Brain: Essays on the Evolutionary and Neuroscientific Aspects of Morality. New York: Springer Verlag. p. 201-10, 2009.

 

Nesse RM. Runaway social selection for displays of partner value and altruism. Reprinted in: Verplaetse J, De Schrijver J, Vanneste S, Braeckman J, editors. The Moral Brain: Essays on the Evolutionary and Neuroscientific Aspects of Morality. New York: Springer Verlag. p. 211-232, 2009.

 

Nesse RM. Runaway social selection for displays of partner value and altruism. Reprinted in: Gopalan S (Ed), Understanding Altruism.  Hyderbad, Icfaia University Press, 2009, p. 89-118.

 

Nesse RM, Jackson ED. Evolutionary foundations for psychiatric diagnosis: Making DSM-V valid  In: De Block A, Adriaens P, editors. Maladapting Minds: Philosophy, Psychiatry, and Evolutionary Theory. Oxford: Oxford University Press. p. 167-191, 2011.

 

Nesse RM. Evolution: A basic science for medicine In: Poiani A, editor. Pragmatic Evolution: Applications of Evolutionary Theory. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press. p. 107-114, 2012.  

 

Nesse RM. Evolutionary Psychology and Mental Health, Chapter in The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Edited by David Buss, in press.

 

Nesse RM: Evolutionary Foundations for Psychiatric Research and Practice. Kaplan and Sadock Textbook of Psychiatry, submitted.

 

Nesse RM, Bhaatnagar S, Ellis B,  Evolutionary Origins and Functions of the Stress Response System

Seema Bhatnagar for The Encyclopedia of Stress Research, Second Edition, Edited by George Fink

Elsevier Press, Oxford, invited revision in prep.

 

 

 

Videos and recordings (for an updated list, see http://nesse.us)

Evolution and Medicine: How New Applications Advance Research and Practice
Henry Stewart Talks Series      Edited by Randolph M. Nesse
38 audio visual talks by the world's leading experts -- A complete course    http://hstalks.com

Why Does Depression Exist at all?  
Psychiatry Grand Rounds, The University of Michigan, January 7, 2009

 

Darwinian Medicine at 20: Not mature, but on the way
Harvard Museum of Natural History March 29, 2012 (video available at http://www.hmnh.harvard.edu/lectures-classes-events/evolution-matters-video-lectures-2012.html)

 

Evolution and Medicine, The unedited full interview with Richard Dawkins from the UK award-winning television series, The Genius of Charles Darwin.  Available on YouTube

 

The Great Opportunity: New Evolutionary Applications in Medicine
Case Western University Year of Darwin Lecture, 2009. Available at Case Western University Website.

 

Evolutionary Medicine is Flowering. How can we help it set seed?
May 2007 American Institute for Biological Sciences Annual Meeting
View presentation | MP3 audio

 

Darwinian Medicine: Why has Natural Selection Left Us So Vulnerable to Disease?

Evolution, Health and Disease: Darwinian Approaches to Medicine

20th Annual International Symposium of Hunter College Center for Study of Gene Structure and Function

Co-sponsored by the New York Academy of Sciences

Slides and audio webstream

 

Darwinian Medicine: The Pleasures and Perils of New Questions

Lecture at a Symposium: Darwinian Evolution Across the Disciplines

From a Dartmouth Interdisciplinary Symposium

October 29-30, 1999, Dartmouth College.

 

If Natural Selection Is So Great, Why Are Mental Disorders So Prevalent?

A QuickTime movie of a University of Michigan Grand Rounds Lecture from April, 2005

 

Evolution: The Missing Basic Science That Brings Psychiatry Coherence and Deeper Empathy

APA Distinguished Psychiatrist Lecture, May 2005

Right Click here to download the 45 MB MP3 audio file

Why did Natural Selection Leave us so Vulnerable to Disease?
Caroline Warner Gannett Lecture, Rochester Institute of Technology, October 24, 2006

 

 Abstracts and Scientific Presentations

(For prior to 2009, see full CV)

Nesse RM: The Great Opportunity: Evolutionary applications in medicine and public health.  Case Western Reserve University, January 16, 2009.

Nesse RM: Evolutionary Medicine (Keynote).  Darwin: The Experience international festival, Melbourne, Australia, February 9, 2009

Nesse RM: Evolution and mental disorders.  Darwin: The Experience international festival, Melbourne, Australia, February 14, 2009

Nesse RM: Evolution and depression.  Depression.  St. John of God Hospital, Sydney, Australia, February 16, 2009

Nesse RM: Evolution and medicine.  Liggins Institute, Auckland, New Zealand, February 18, 2009

Nesse RM: Co-organizer, Sackler Colloquium: Evolution in Health and Medicine. National Academy of Sciences, Washington DC, April 1-2, 2009

Nesse RM: Social Selection and Human Sociality. Origins Symposium, Arizona State University, April 3, 2009.

Nesse RM: Emotions and altruistic behavior in the evolutionary history of humankind.  ISITA conference, Rome, Italy, April 29, 2009.

 Nesse RM: Why isn’t the body better designed?  Evolution and Medicine Public Conference, Santiago, Chile, May 28, 2009.

Nesse, RM: How evolutionary understanding can help guide alcoholism research.  Keynote Lecture, Research Society on Alcoholism, San Diego, June 24, 2009.

Nesse RM: Darwinian Medicine. Plenary.  Darwin2009 Festival, Cambridge University, Cambridge, UK, July 7, 2009.

Nesse RM:  Darwinian medicine, University of Michigan Dearborn, Department of Biology, October 5, 2009.

Nesse RM: Evolutionary medicine symposium, chair.  World Health Summit, Charité Berlin, Germany, October 15, 2009.  

Nesse RM: What evolution offers to medicine.  Symposium presentation.  World Health Summit, Charité Berlin, Germany, October 15, 2009. 

Nesse RM: How evolutionary medicine can guide the evolution of medicine. Plenary, Opening Session, World Health Summit, Charité Berlin, Germany, October 15, 2009. 

Nesse RM:  Darwinian medicine,  Evolution and medicine symposium, University of Toulouse, Toulouse, France, October 19, 2009.

Nesse RM:  The great opportunity: Evolutionary applications in medicine. Fundacao Calouste Gulbenkian, Lisbon, Portugal, October 20, 2009.  

Nesse RM: If natural selection is so great, why is depression so common?  Karolinska Institute, Department of Psychiatry, Stockholm, Sweden, November 3, 2009.

Nesse RM: Medicine without evolution is like engineering without physics.  UNIL, University of Lausanne, Department d’ecologie et evolution, Lausanne, Switzerland, November 5, 2009.

 Nesse RM: Evolutionary applications in psychiatry .  UNIL, University of Lausanne, Department of Psychiatry, Lausanne, Switzerland, November 6, 2009.

Nesse RM: Why are old evolutionary concepts still new in medicine?  Conference on Evolutionary Concepts in Medicine and Public Health,  Boston University, Boston, November 20, 2009. 

Nesse RM: Evolutionary explanations for depression.  Research Seminar, Department of Psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, December 8, 2009

Nesse RM: Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Henry Ford Hospital, February 4, 2010.

Nesse RM: Medicine Without Evolution is like Engineering Without Physics. Lyman Briggs College and School of Medicine, Michigan State University Honors College, Evolution and Medicine, February 5, 2010

Nesse RM: Making Evolutionary Biology a Basic Science for Medicine: What Will It Take?  The Barts and the London School of Medicine Centre for Psychiatry, London, March 18, 2010

Nesse RM: Keynote Address: Medicine without Evolution is like Engineering Without Physics.  Evolutionary Approaches to Disease and Health, Brunel University, London, March 19, 2010

Nesse RM: The A. L. Chapman Keynote Lecture, University of Kansas, Kansas City, April 15, 2011.

Nesse RM: Partner Choice and Social Selection: How have the fitness benefits shaped human brains?  Cultural Neuroscience Meeting, University of Michigan, April 17, 2010

Nesse RM: Biological Sciences Study Committee meeting to plan new textbook on evolution and medicine.

Nesse RM: Evolutionary origins of sex differences in human mortality, Symposium on Sex Differences at International Society for the Study of Sex Differences, Ann Arbor, MI June 3, 2010.

Nesse RM: Evolution and Bodily Harmony, Plenary Lecture, XXII Spoleto Scienza, Spoleto, Italy, July 3, 2010

Nesse RM: Keynote Lecture: Evolutionary Medicine. Evolution and Medicine Research Network Meeting,  Durham University, UK, July 6, 2010

Nesse RM: Standards of Evidence for testing evolutionary hypotheses in medicine.  Conceptual Issues in Evolutionary Medicine: Development of a Research Agenda. Pauanui, New Zealand, August 6, 2010.

Nesse RM: Keynote Lecture: Medicine Needs Evolution the way Engineering Needs Physics.   Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratories and Jackson Biological Laboratories Joint Scientific Meeting, September 17, 2010.

Nesse RM: Evolution and Mood Disorders.  Rosalind Franklin University Department of Psychiatry, Grand Rounds, September 23, 2010.

Omenn, G, Nesse RM, Schwartz:  The Case for Revising the Medical School Curriculum to Include Topics in Evolution and “Evolutionary Thinking.” Institute of Medicine Planning Meeting on Evolution in the Medical School Curriculum, National Academy, Washington, DC, October 12, 2010.

Nesse RM: Keynote Lecture: Darwinian medicine - how evolution helps us understand health and illness.  Karolinska Institute Lecture, Stockholm Sweden, October 19, 2010

Nesse RM: Keynote Lecture: Where does the evolution of STI's fit in the larger mission of evolutionary medicine? Darwin meets Nobel Symposium: The Evolution of Infectious Agents in Relation to Sex.  Orebro, Sweden, October 21-23, 2010.

Nesse RM: Medicine without Evolution is like Engineering without Physics. The Department of Health & Behavioral Sciences and  Undergraduate Program in Public Health, University of Colorado, Denver, November 6, 2010.

Nesse RM: The role of social selection in shaping human prosociality, Department of Psychology, USCD, December 9, 2010.

Nesse RM: The role of social selection in shaping human altruism, CARTA Conference, (conference organizer) UCSD, December 10, 2010

Nesse RM: The body is not a machine. Conference on Organism and Machine, Copenhagen, Denmark, January 14, 2011.

Nesse RM: Why Does Depression Exist At All?  Evolutionary Foundations for Psychiatry, Department of Psychiatry, University of Florida February 22, 2011.

Nesse RM: Evolution and Medicine Workshop and Lecture: Department of Biology, HHMI Science for Life Seminar, Department of Biology, University of Florida February 22.

Nesse RM: Keynote Lecture: Evolutionary Medicine: Contributions to the Study of Disease and Immunity Department of Biological Sciences, Florida State University February 26, 2011.

Nesse RM: Medicine without Evolution is like Engineering without Physics.  ABOCA International Lecture on Nature and Human Ecology, Sansepolcro, Italy, April 8, 2011.

Nesse RM: Cluster Lecture: Evolutionary Foundations for Medicine. University of Lübeck Graduate School, Kielm and  Borstel Universities, Germany, April 12, 2011.

Nesse RM: Keynote Lecture: Evolution and Psychiatry. Conference on Evolution and Psychiatry, Delmenhorst, Germany. April 14, 2011

Nesse RM: Keynote Lecture: Towards a Genuinely Medical Model for Psychiatric Nosology. Determinants of Psychiatric Disorders Conference, Hanse-Wissenschaftskolleg, Delmenhorst, Germany.

Nesse RM: How Evolution Inspires Good Questions about Cancer.  First Biannual international Evolution and Cancer Conference University of California San Francisco, June 3-5, 2011

Nesse RM: Teaching Evolution and Medicine, SSE Education Workshop, Norman, OK, June 17, 2011.

Nesse RM: What Evolution and Medicine Offer Each Other.  Evolution and Medicine Symposium at The Society for the Study of Evolution Annual Meeting, Norman OK, June 19, 2011.

Nesse RM: Keynote Lecture: Maladaptation and Natural Selection. Human Behavior and Evolution Society, Montpellier, France, July 1, 2011.

Nesse RM: Multiple lectures as organizer of the Mount Desert Island Biological Laboratories course. Evolutionary foundations for medicine and public health, Aug 8-12, 2011.

Nesse RM: Social selection and the origins of morality and social anxiety. Invited talk, World Psychiatric Association, Buenos Aires, September 21, 2011.

Nesse RM: How an evolutionary view can clarify the diagnosis of emotional disorders. World Psychiatric Association, September 20, 2011

Nesse RM: Evolutionary Medicine, University of Chile, Santiago, Chile  September 23, 2011

Nesse RM: .Evolutionary Medicine. Workshop on Evolutionary Medicine organized by Polish Academy of Sciences, Committee of Evolutionary and Theoretical Biology and Institute of Environmental Sciences at Jagiellonian University, Warsaw October 22, 2011

Nesse RM: How much emotion is optimal for us…and for our genes. The (non)expression of emotions in health and disease, Tilburg University, The Netherlands, October 23, 2011

Nesse RM: Toward a more genuinely medical model for psychiatric nosology. Henry Ford Hospital Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds January 19, 2012

Nesse RM: Evolutionary Medicine, Annual Benning Lecture, University of Utah January 24, 2012

Nesse RM: Medicine without evolution is like engineering without physics.  UCLA Department of Medicine, Grand Rounds. February 15, 2012.

Nesse RM: Darwinian Medicine at 20: Not mature, but on the way.  Harvard Museum of Natural History March 29, 2012 (video available at http://www.hmnh.harvard.edu/lectures-classes-events/evolution-matters-video-lectures-2012.html)

Nesse RM: Darwinian Medicine at 20: Not mature, but on the way. Michigan State University Department of Biology April 19, 2012

Nesse RM: Medicine without evolution is like engineering without physics. American Medical Women’s Association Keynote April 13, 2012

Nesse RM: Evolution and Medicine: Envisioning the Opportunities.  Evolution and Medicine Opportunities at the Interface Conference (organized by Randolph Nesse), Stanford May 15, 2012.

Nesse RM: If natural selection is so great, why isn’t the brain better?  Newcastle University Institute of Neuroscience Annual Lecture, May 23, 2012

Nesse RM: The body is not a machine. Berlin Institute for Advanced Study, July 6, 2012.

Nesse RM: Sex differences in mortality.  New York Academy of Medicine, October 25, 2012. 

Nesse RM: Standards of evidence for testing evolutionary hypotheses in medicine. University of Chicago Center for History and Philosophy of Medicine, November 2, 2012.

Nesse RM: Evolutionary Medicine and Molecular Medicine: Synergistic Siblings, German Genome Network 5th Annual Meeting, Evening Plenary Lecture, Heidelberg, Germany, December 12, 2013.

Nesse RM: Social Selection: A Neglected Foundation for Social Psychology. Society for Social and Personality Psychology, New Orleans, January 17, 2013.

Nesse RM: What evolution offers to medicine.  Arizona State University, Tempe, AZ, February 27, 2013.

Nesse RM: Ten things doctors should know about evolutionary applications in medicine.  Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver, April 25, 2013.

Nesse RM: How evolutionary medicine can advance psychotherapy Evolution and Psychodynamics. Tavistock Clinic Evolution and Psychodynamics Interest Group, London, May 13, 3013.

Nesse RM: Evolution and the prevalence of negative emotions (plenary).  Royal Society of Medicine Psychiatry Section Annual Meeting, London, May 14, 2013. 

Nesse RM: The emotions: Not an English garden, but a wild tangled bank . Association for Psychological Science Annual Meeting, Washington DC, May 24, 2013.

Nesse RM: Why has natural selection left us vulnerable to cancer?  Second International Biannual Evolution and Cancer Conference, University of California, San Francisco, June 15, 2013

Nesse, RM: Evolutionary foundations for medicine and public health. Keynote for International Society for Human Ethology Summer Institute, Ann Arbor, MI, August 7, 2013.

Nesse, Randolph. Pathogens Interacting with Humans. 2014 National STD Prevention Conference. CDC, Atlanta, June 11, 2014.

Nesse RM: Evolution and Medicine: The Great Opportunity.  North Carolina Academy of Sciences plenary lecture. Durham, NC, March 28, 2014

Nesse RM: Evolution and internal medicine. Society for General Internal Medicine Annual Meeting, San Diego, April, 2014.

Nesse RM: How evolution can advance medical research.  University of Michigan Medical Scientist Training Program Annual Retreat keynote lecture, August 1, 2014.

Nesse, Randolph M. How Understanding the Utility of Negative Emotions Improves Treatment. 61st Annual Meeting. AACAP, San Diego, October, 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 






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