Could Suicidal Behaviors Be the Result of Evolution?

Once again, framing is so fundamental in defining the solutions we consider, enormous in its implications, and yet so underappreciated.

But in the case of depression, which often has clear preceding events, indifference to causality allows many appropriate patient responses to be categorized as disordered—and that flows directly from seeing depression as a breakdown rather than a strategic, evolved response.

Source: Could Suicidal Behaviors Be the Result of Evolution?

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