Randolph M. Nesse, M.D.
- Foundation Professor of Life Sciences, and Founding Director (2014-2019), The Center for Evolution and Medicine, Arizona State University
- Professor Emeritus, Departments of Psychiatry and Psychology, and Institute for Social Research, The University of Michigan
- Founding President: The International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health
This book does for psychiatry what Why We Get Sick did for medicine in general
It asks and answers a new question: Why do mental disorders exist at all?
The answers are illustrated with stories from patients and suggestions for how psychiatry can trascend current problems