Evolutionary Psychiatry.org

This page provides access to relevant resources while a website is being created

The Evolutionary Psychiatry Network

Take a moment to add your information to a searchable online database to facilitate connections with scientists, scholars, clinicians and students who are interested in evolutionary medicine. There is no charge, you can choose what information to share, and email addresses will be used only for occasional notifications of events and new resources.

Upcoming and Recent Events

August 5-6, 2024 Evolutionary Psychiatry Pre-meeting at the 8th annual meeting of the International Society for Evolution, Medicine, and Public Health, Aug 6-10 in Durham, UK. 

June 21 2023. 14:00-17:30 The changing landscape of health: any role for evolutionary medicine? At the 25th anniversary celebration of University of Milano-Bicocca, Italy  Speakers include Randolph M. Nesse, University of Michigan; Giorgio Manzi, Sapienza University of Rome; Guido Barbujani, University of Ferrara; Fabio Zampieri, University of Padua; Telmo Pievani, University of Padua; Maurizio Casiraghi, University of Milano-Bicocca; Pietro Invernizzi,  University of Milano-Bicocca
Full information and the registration form are at this link

June 22 2023. 10:15-12:30  A symposium on evolutionary appraoched to mental health
Speakers include Randolph Nesse, Alfonso Troisi, and Marco Del Guidice
Full information and a registration form are at this link

Groups and Organizations 

The Royal College of Psychiatrists Evolutionary Psychiatry Special Interest Group sponsors events and a regular online newsletter.  See the website at EPSIG.org for more information.  The group also sponsors a YouTube channel with over 40 videos.  

The College of Psychiatrists of Ireland has a YouTube Channel with wonderful talks. 

The World Psychiatry Organization section on Evolutionary Psychiatry.

Chair: Riad Abed Co-chair: Annie Swanepoel Secretary: Henry O'Connell

See the website for more information.

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Past events

Zurich Institute for Evolutionary Medicine and Zoom
May 15 in the morning Eastern time, a symposium on evolutionary psychiatry 

Sunday May 21, 2023 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM PDT  Darkness Illuminated: How Evolutionary Psychiatry Can Shed New Light on Depression and Improve Clinical Care.  Speaker(s): Chair: Christopher Gurguis  Presenter: Randolph Nesse, M.D.  Presenter: Consuelo Walss-Bass, Ph.D..

Wednesday, May 24, 2023 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM PDT Evolutionary Psychiatry: How an Evolutionary Framework Increases Patient Engagement, Treatment Effectiveness, and Clinician Wellbeing Speaker(s): Chair: Cynthia M. Stonnington, M.D.  Presenter: Dan Stein, M.D., Ph.D.  Presenter: Randolph Nesse, M.D.  Presenter: Kathy Smith, M.D.