Posted by linkadge on May 11, 2007, at 17:44:02
In reply to Re: genetic basis for mental illness, posted by Johann on May 11, 2007, at 16:54:09
>A cyclicity of mood may have been adaptive >evolutionarily, but not BPD, which by defintion >impairs effective functioning.
But assesment of effective functioning is completely relative to the task at hand.
For instance racing mind, excess energy, or self confidence may hinder the proper affixation of postage stamps, but in battle they might save your life!