Year: 1979 Source: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, v.167, no.1, (1979), p.3-22 SIEC No: 19860264

Numerous attempts have been made since 1965 to stimulate more utilization of ethological methods & concepts in psychiatry. In this article the authors review the literature & attempt to identify the factors which have inhibited an enhancement of this interaction regarding the specific way in which to integrate ethological thought into psychiatry, most frequently a phylogenetic approach is emphasized, however a few authors stress methodological considerations.