Are common, harmful, heritable mental disorders common relative to other such non-mental disorders, and does their frequency require a special explanation?
David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4):415-416 (2006)
Keller & Miller's (K&M's) conclusion appears to be correct; namely, that common, harmful, heritable mental disorders are largely maintained at present frequencies by mutation-selection balance at many different loci. However, their “paradox” is questionable. (Published Online November 9 2006).
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Jonathan Y. Tsou (2008). The Reality and Classification of Mental Disorders. Dissertation, University of Chicago
David C. Airey & Richard C. Shelton (2006). Praise for a Critical Perspective. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4):405-405.
David Papineau (1994). Mental Disorder, Illness and Biological Disfunction. Philosophy 37:73-82.
Jerome C. Wakefield (2006). High Mental Disorder Rates Are Based on Invalid Measures: Questions About the Claimed Ubiquity of Mutation-Induced Dysfunction. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4):424-426.
Joseph Polimeni (2006). Mental Disorders Are Not a Homogeneous Construct. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4):418-419.
Morton Ann Gernsbacher, Michelle Dawson & Laurent Mottron (2006). Autism: Common, Heritable, but Not Harmful. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4):413-414.
Ester I. Klimkeit & John L. Bradshaw (2006). Heritable Mental Disorders: You Can't Choose Your Relatives, but It is They Who May Really Count. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4):414-415.
Matthew C. Keller & Geoffrey Miller (2006). An Evolutionary Framework for Mental Disorders: Integrating Adaptationist and Evolutionary Genetic Models. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4):429-441.
Matthew C. Keller & Geoffrey Miller (2006). Resolving the Paradox of Common, Harmful, Heritable Mental Disorders: Which Evolutionary Genetic Models Work Best? Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4):385-404.
Martin Voracek (2006). Population Genetical Musings on Suicidal Behavior as a Common, Harmful, Heritable Mental Disorder. Behavioral and Brain Sciences 29 (4):423-424.
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads5 ( #248,824 of 1,413,298 )
Recent downloads (6 months)2 ( #94,880 of 1,413,298 )
How can I increase my downloads?