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Invisible Illness

Depression Had Adaptive Value For Our Ancestors. Maybe It’s Adaptive For Us, Too.

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I like to believe that every modern-day affliction and illness once had adaptive and evolutionary value, or else it that affliction wouldn’t exist in the first place. Well, in the spirit of the New Year, there is none better than depression, not only so we can understand what use it may have once had to our ancestors, but rather why, from an…

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Ryan Fan

Ryan Fan

Believer, Baltimore City IEP Chair, and 2:39 marathon runner. Diehard fan of “The Wire.” Support me by becoming a Medium member: https://bit.ly/39Cybb8