Psychotherapy as epigenetic medicine: How to change the memes


July 17, 2022


Psychological disorders can be considered as evolutionary deficits. These evolutionary problems can include, on the one hand, the insufficient genetically programmed neural pathways, especially between the limbic system and prefrontal cortex, and on the other hand, maladaptive cultural codes that change behaviors. Stress and relaxation responses and related dysregulations are not only biological circuits, but also social constructs that lead to our attention, interpretations, and consequently, our behaviors...