Angst ePUB Õ Hardcover

[Reading] ➷ Angst By Jeffrey P. Kahn – Myportal.pro In this path breaking volume engagingly written for the general public psychiatrist Jeffrey Kahn reveals that the Angst of anxiety and depression ultimately results from our transformation over tens oIn this path breaking volume engagingly written for the general public psychiatrist Jeffrey Kahn reveals that the Angst of anxiety and depression ultimately results from our transformation over tens of thousands of years from biologically shaped almost herd like prehistoric tribes to rational and independent individuals in modern civilization Because of our Reason we don't choose to act like sheepKahn looks at five basic types of modern day angst Panic Anxiety Social Anxiety OCD Atypical Depression and Melancholic Depression and shows how each derives from primeval social in.

Stincts that once helped our ancestors survive For instance the panic disorder which prevents some people from flying may have originally evolved to keep our tribal ancestors from traveling dangerously far from home Likewise the increased emotional sensitivity to social rejection that now triggers episodes of atypical depression may have helped maintain polite behavior and social harmony in our ancestors Our distinctly human civilization and rational consciousness lets us defy these social instincts But those over ridden instincts can resurface as stressful emotional disorde.

angst mobile Angst MOBIStincts that once helped our ancestors survive For instance the panic disorder which prevents some people from flying may have originally evolved to keep our tribal ancestors from traveling dangerously far from home Likewise the increased emotional sensitivity to social rejection that now triggers episodes of atypical depression may have helped maintain polite behavior and social harmony in our ancestors Our distinctly human civilization and rational consciousness lets us defy these social instincts But those over ridden instincts can resurface as stressful emotional disorde.

7 thoughts on “Angst

  1. Jennie Jennie says:

    Angst ePUB Õ Hardcover angst mobile, Angst MOBIOne of the best books about depression and other mental disorders on the market A modern take and fantastic explanation about how modern depression has existed through the ages I really enjoyed the quotes from musicians playwrights authors and philosophers about life human behaviour and art A glossary of clinical terms at the back helps break down symptoms and specific di


  2. Rosanne Rosanne says:

    Angst ePUB Õ Hardcover angst mobile, Angst MOBIAgain I find myself wanting Goodreads to give me the ability to rate books using half stars I found parts of this book to be fascinating and naturally those were the parts that hit close to home I am absolutely certain that I fall somewhere along the spectrum that leads to Panic Anxiety Social Anxiety Atypical Depression and also some days OCD And I learned from this book that I have these issues because of something that is going on in my environment and the way that I am programmed to react and not because I am crazy or broken or defective All things that I have thoughtMy criticisms of the book are pretty minor which is why I would


  3. Carol Mann Agency Carol Mann Agency says:

    Angst ePUB Õ Hardcover angst mobile, Angst MOBIMost of the theorists who study mental illness through the lens of evolution have never seen a patient themselves This is what makes Dr Kahn's approach unique Dr Kahn refracts theory through his rich experience as a clinician and the result is a thesis on evolutionary psychiatry that is both conceptually rich and pragmatically valuable Sally Satel MD Yale University psychiatry faculty popular author One Nation Under Therapy PC MD and regular Op Ed contributor to The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times


  4. Dave Peticolas Dave Peticolas says:

    Angst ePUB Õ Hardcover angst mobile, Angst MOBIWhy do human beings have anxiety why are there so many different kinds of it and what is to be done? The book presents the author's comprehensive theory on the evolutionary origins of human anxiety how anxiety can be


  5. Shannon Shannon says:

    Angst ePUB Õ Hardcover angst mobile, Angst MOBIa mixture of basic psychology and weird evopysch musings The author seems to strain to make everything fit his theory


  6. Sue Sue says:

    Angst ePUB Õ Hardcover angst mobile, Angst MOBIIt's an i teresting subject However I got about halfway through and realized I wasn't connecting with the author's presentation of the material at all I skimmed the rest and called it a draw


  7. Jeff Vankooten Jeff Vankooten says:

    Angst ePUB Õ Hardcover angst mobile, Angst MOBIGreat scholarly overview of the dynamics of Anxiety and Depression These separate us from the rest of the animal kingdom


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