Evolution & Depression
Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 1551 , Segment 5
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- Mar 10, 2021 9:00 pm
- 16:59 mins
Depression is so common that it’s a leading cause of disability all over the world. It gets in the way of work and life. But did depression evolve to help humans survive, somehow? Steven Hollon, professor of Psychology at Vanderbilt University, explores this counterintuitive idea in an article published in the American Psychological Association’s flagship journal.