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A General Theory of Love

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ISBN13: 9780375709227
ISBN10: 0375709223
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"In elegant prose [the authors] argue why we need a culture attuned to the ways of the heart." Entertainment Weekly

About the Author

Thomas Lewis, M.D.  is an assistant clinical professor of psychiatry at the University of California, San Francisco, School of Medicine, and a former associate director of the Affective Disorders Program there. Dr. Lewis currently divides his time between writing, private practice, and teaching at the UCSF medical school. He lives in Sausalito, California.

Fari Amini, M.D. is a professor of psychiatry at the UCSF School of Medicine. Born and raised in Iran, he graduated from medical school at UCSF and has served on the faculty there for thirty-three years. Dr. Amini is married, has six children, and lives in Ross, California.

Richard Lannon, M.D. is an associate clinical professor of psychiatry at the UCSF School of Medicine. In 1980, Dr. Lannon founded the Affective Disorders Program at UCSF, a pioneering effort to integrate psychological concepts with the emerging biology of the brain. Dr. Lannon is married and the father of two; he lives in Greenbrae, California.

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Jerri Young, August 31, 2013 (view all comments by Jerri Young)
The author manages to weave scientific research into a lyrical theory of love as an evolutionary adaptation that has allowed mammals to survive and thrive. I found it breathtakingly beautiful. Soulful science.
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Product Details

ISBN:
9780375709227
Author:
Lewis, Thomas
Author:
Lannon, Richard
Author:
Thomas Lewis, M.D., Fari Amini, M.D., and Richard Lannon, M.D.
Author:
Amini, Fari
Publisher:
Vintage Books USA
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Love
Subject:
Neuropsychology
Subject:
Emotions
Subject:
Physiological aspects
Subject:
Love -- Physiological aspects.
Subject:
Psychology-Mind and Consciousness
Subject:
psychology;love;science;biology;relationships;non-fiction;neuroscience;brain;emotions
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Vintage ed.
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Vintage
Series Volume:
#37
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
50 ILLUSTRATIONS
Pages:
288
Dimensions:
8 x 5.2 x 0.6 in 0.625 lb

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