Randolph Nesse CV

A version of the CV in .doc format is available here

Education :

University of Michigan Medical School, M.D. (cum laude) July 1970 - June 1974

Carleton College, Minnesota, B.A.(cum laude) September 1966 - June 1970


Residency Training :

University of Michigan, Department of Psychiatry July 1974 - June 1977


Academic Appointments :

Arizona State University, Tempe January 2014 - Till date

Founding Director, Center for Evolution and Medicine

Professor of Life Sciences,

Professor Emeritus, Psychology & Psychiatry December 2013

Institute for Advanced Study, Berlin

Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg Zu, September 2007 - August 2008

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor July 1977 - August 2007

Sept '03 - Research Professor at Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research

Sept '02 - Jun '03 Senior Research Scientist at Research Center for Group Dynamics, Institute for Social Research

Sept '01 - Professor of Psychology

Sept '96 - Director, Evolution and Human Adaptation Program

Sept '96 - Aug '01 Faculty Research Associate, Research Center for Group Dynamics

Dec '93 - Sept ' 96 Associate Chairman for Education and Academic Affairs, Department of Psychiatry

Jul '93 Professor of Psychiatry

July '70 - Dec '92 Director, Div. of Adult Ambulatory Psychiatry

Dec '86 - Jun '93 Associate Director, Anxiety Disorders Program

Sept ' 85 - Jun '93 Associate Professor of Psychiatry

May '81 - Jun '86 Director of Resident & Fellow Education

Jul '79 - Jun ' 85 Assistant Professor of Psychiatry

Jul '77 - Jun '79 Instructor in Psychiatry

Visiting Appointments :

University College London - Department of Anthropology, September 2002 - June 2003

Stanford University - Department of Psychiatry, January 1993 - June 1993


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)


WEBSITES

Randolph Nesse website : www.randolphnesse.com

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

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

Society : The International Society for Evolution, Medicine & Public Health www.isemph.org

Other : ICPSR publications www.icpsr.umich.edu


Academic Honors and Awards :

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

Distinguished Life Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, 2014.

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

Fellow, Association for Psychological Science, 2013.

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

Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, 2012.

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, 2008

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

Keynote lecture, European Congress on Neuropsychopharmacology, October 2005

Distinguished Psychiatrist Lecturer, American Psychiatric Society, May 2005

President’s Lecture, Clark University, May 2005.

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

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

Saslow Lecture, University of Oregon, 1997.

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

Distinguished Psychiatrist Lecturer, American Psychiatric Association, 1996

Phi Kappa Phi 1994

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

Laughlin Fellowship, American College of Psychiatry, 1977.

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

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

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


PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

International Society for Evolution, Medicine & Public Health, Founding President 2013-2017

Evolution, Medicine, & Public Health, President, 2012-2013

Human Behavior and Evolution Society Founder, and Second 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 Affective Disorders

International Society for Behavioral Ecology

International Society for Human Ethology

European Sociobiological Society

Society for the Study of Evolution

Association for Psychological Science, Fellow

Teaching Highlights

2017 Spring ● BIO, ASM, PSY 494/591 Evolution and Mental Disorders

2016 Spring ● BIO, ASM, PSY 494/591 Evolutionary Medicine

2015 Spring ● BIO, ASM, PSY 494/591 Readings in Evolution and Medicine

2014 Spring ● BIO, ASM, PSY 494/591 Evolution and Mental Disorders ● BIO, ASM, PSY 494/591 Readings in Evolutionary Medicine

2013 Fall ● Psychology 437 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

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

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

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)

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

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)

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.

2005 Winter ● Evolutionary Biology and Human Disease (Life Sciences Initiative Course) University Course 262 - Biology 262 - Psychology 232 4 credits

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

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)

2002 Winter ● Evolutionary Biology and Human Disease (Life Sciences Initiative Course) University Course 262 - Biology 262 - Psychology 232 4 credits

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

2001 Fall ● Life Goals, Evolution, and Mood EHAP course and seminar series Psychology 500, Psychiatry 700, Sociology 895 3 credits

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

(For teaching prior to 2000, see full CV)


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

Evolutionary medicine, complex systems, and control system failure modes A Symposium sponsored by the Arizona State University Center for Evolution and Medicine in collaboration with the Santa Fe Institute and the ASU Biosocial Complexity Initiative. Workshop for 12 scientists from around the country, with a half day public symposium followed by a weekend workshop. Feb 2-4, 2017.

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, 2012-2017


FUNDING

  • NSF-EHR: Division of Undergraduate Education (DUE) Nesse, Randolph M CO

Period: 09/01/2017 - Establishing Evidence-Based Curricula for Evolutionary Medicine $292,767 total

  • NSF SES Divn Of Social and Economic Sciences Nesse, Randolph M Co-PI

Period: 9/1/2013 – 10/20/2017 Interdisciplinary Workshop on Cooperation, Conflict and the Evolution of Sociality $121,546 total

  • NSF-BIO: Division of Biological Infrastructure Nesse, Randolph M PI

Period: 09/01/2015 – 1/31/2016 Graduate Student Fellowship in Evolutionary Medicine $15,500 total

  • SF-BIO: Division of Biological Infrastructure Nesse, Randolph M PI

Period: 09/01/2015 – 10/31/2015 Conference Planning Project for International Society of Evolutionary Medicine Conference $9,600 total

  • NSF-BIO: Division of Biological Infrastructure Nesse, Randolph M PI

Period: 09/01/2015 – 10/31/2015 Creation of EvMed Website $9,600 total

  • Volkswagen Foundation in conjunction with the Charité World Health Summit Nesse, Randolph M PI

Period: 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

  • RCGD-PRBA Nesse, Randolph M CO 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

  • RCGD-Rsrch Cntr for Grp Dyn Nesse, Randolph PI

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

  • RCGD-Rsrch Cntr for Grp Dyn Nesse, Randolph PI

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

  • RCGD-Rsrch Cntr for Grp Dyn Nesse, Randolph PI

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

  • SRC-Seh-Price Michigan Prevention Research Center Nesse, Randolph M CO

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

  • Epidemiology Department Nesse, Randolph M CO

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

  • RCGD-Rsrch Cntr for Grp Dyn Nesse, Randolph PI

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

  • SRC-Survey Research Center Nesse, Randolph PI

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

  • RCGD-Rsrch Cntr for Grp Dyn Nesse, Randolph CO

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

  • Psychiatry Department Nesse, Randolph CO 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
  • Psychiatry Department Nesse, Randolph PI

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.

  • Psychiatry Department Nesse, Randolph CO

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

  • Psychiatry Department Nesse, Randolph CO

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

  • Psychiatry Department Nesse, Randolph CO

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.

  • Psychiatry Department Nesse, Randolph CO

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

  • Psychiatry Department Nesse, Randolph CO

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

Nesse RM. 2013. Tinbergen's four questions, organized: a response to Bateson and Laland. Trends Ecol Evol. 2013 Dec;28(12):681-2. doi: 10.1016/j.tree.2013.10.008. Epub 2013 Nov 9. No abstract available. PMID: 24216179

Stein DJ, Lund C, Nesse RM. 2013. Classification systems in psychiatry: diagnosis and global mental health in the era of DSM-5 and ICD-11. Curr Opin Psychiatry. 2013 Sep;26(5):493-7. doi: 10.1097/YCO.0b013e3283642dfd. Review. PMID: 23867662

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. 2015. The differential influence of life stress on individual symptoms of depression in a longitudinal study of medical residents. Acta Psychiatrica Scandinavica, doi: 10.1111/acps.12395, p 1-7.

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

Hideka, BH, Asghar A, Nesse RM, Bennett KJ, Beyrouty MW Skursky NK, Schwartz MD. 2015. Evolutionary Biology in Medical Education: Survey of North American Medical Schools, BMC Medical Education, 15.1 38.

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.

Fried EI, Nesse RM. 2015. Depression sum-scores don't add up: Why analyzing specific depression symptoms is essential, BMC Medicine Apr 6;13:72. doi: 10.1186/s12916-015-0325-4. Review. PMID: 25879936

Fried EI, Boschloo L, van Borkulo CD, Schoevers RA, Romeijn JW, Wichers M, de Jonge P, Nesse RM, Tuerlinckx F, Borsboom D. 2015. Commentary: "Consistent Superiority of Selective Serotonin Reuptake Inhibitors Over Placebo in Reducing Depressed Mood in Patients with Major Depression". Front Psychiatry. Aug 21;6:117. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2015.00117. eCollection 2015. No abstract available. PMID: 26347663

Fried EI, Epskamp S, Nesse RM, Tuerlinckx F, Borsboom D. 2016. What are 'good' depression symptoms? Comparing the centrality of DSM and non-DSM symptoms of depression in a network analysis. J Affect Disord. Jan 1;189:314-20. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2015.09.005. Epub 2015 Oct 1. PMID: 26458184

Nesse, RM: Anorexia: A perverse effect of attempting to control the starvation response. Commentary on Nettle, D., Andrews, C. and Bateson, M. (2016) ‘Food insecurity as a driver of obesity in humans: The insurance hypothesis’, Behavioral and Brain Sciences, pp. 1–34.

Stein, D. J., Hermesh, H., Eilam, D., Segalas, C., Zohar, J., Menchon, J., & Nesse, R. M. Human compulsivity: A perspective from evolutionary medicine. European Neuropsychopharmacology, 26(5), 869–876. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.euroneuro.2015.12.004, 2016.

Nesse, RM. Social selection is a powerful explanation for prosociality. Behavioral and Brain Sciences, 39, e47 doi:10.1017/S0140525X15000308, 2016

Nesse RM, Finch CE, Nunn CL. Does selection for short sleep duration explain human vulnerability to Alzheimer's disease? Evol Med Public Health. 2017 Jan 16. pii: eow035. doi: 10.1093/emph/eow035. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 28096295, 2017

Thomas, Frédéric, Randolph M. Nesse, Robert Gatenby, Cindy Gidoin, François Renaud, Benjamin Roche, and Beata Ujvari. 2016. “Evolutionary Ecology of Organs: A Missing Link in Cancer Development?” Trends in Cancer 2 (8): 409–415, 2016.

Wells JCK, Nesse RM, Sear R, Johnstone RA, Stearns SC.. Evolutionary public health: introducing the concept. Lancet. Jul 29;390(10093):500-509, 2017.

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 Minds Get Sick: Sadness, Madness and Natural Selection (Dutton Books, pub date 8/2018)

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: 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, Bhaatnagar S, Ellis B, Evolutionary Origins and Functions of the Stress Response System, in Stress: Concepts, Cognition, Emotion, and Behavior: Handbook of Stress Series, Second Edition, Edited by George Fink, Elsevier Press, Oxford, 95-101, 2016.

Nesse RM. Evolutionary Psychology and Mental Health, Chapter in The Handbook of Evolutionary Psychology, Edited by David Buss, (Second, Vol. 2: Integrations). Hoboken, NJ, USA: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., pp. 1007–1026, 2016.

Nesse, RM. Evolutionary foundations for psychiatric research and practice. In B. J. Sadock, V. A. Sadock, & P. Ruiz (Eds.), Kaplan & Sadock’s comprehensive textbook of psychiatry (Tenth edition, pp. 769–780). Philadelphia: Wolters Kluwer, 2017.

Nesse, Randolph M. (2017). Five evolutionary principles for understanding cancer. In B. Ujvari, B. Roche, & F. Thomas (Eds.), Ecology and Evolution of Cancer Academic Press, pp. xv–xxi), 2017.

Hauser DJ, Nesse RM, Schwarz N. Lay Theories and Metaphors of Health and Illness. In: The Science of Lay Theories, Springer, p. 341–54, 2017

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


Evolutionary Medicine at 20: Not mature, but on the way. : Harvard Museum of Natural History March 29, 2012 (video available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5dbC7BgeO4Q)

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.

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

Nesse, Randolph. "Pathogens Interacting with Humans." Plenary address, 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.


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