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WSIU's Jak Tichenor talks with Ethan Watters, a noted author and expert on mental illness who visited the Southern Illinois University Carbondale (SIUC) campus in April of 2010 as a guest lecturer of the Paul Simon Public Policy Institute. Watters, who is the grandson of the late Roscoe Pulliam, SIUC's sixth president, discusses the themes of his most recent book Crazy Like Us; The Globalization of the American Psyche. The book explores how Western culture and the mental health profession in the United States have impacted the understanding, treatment, and expression of mental illness around the world.
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