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Crazy like us : the globalization of the American psyche

Author: Ethan Watters
Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2011.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First Free Press trade paperback editionView all editions and formats
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Journalist Watters explores the American exportation of how the world goes mad, arguing that as we introduce Americanized ways of treating mental illnesses, we are in fact spreading the diseases.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Cross-cultural studies
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Watters, Ethan.
Crazy like us.
(OCoLC)669262746
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ethan Watters
ISBN: 9781416587194 1416587195
OCLC Number: 893690114
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 307 pages)
Contents: Rise of anorexia in Hong Kong --
Wave that brought PTSD to Sri Lanka --
Shifting mask of schizophrenia in Zanzibar --
Mega-marketing of depression in Japan --
Global economic crisis and the future of mental illness.
Responsibility: Ethan Watters.

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Journalist Watters explores the American exportation of how the world goes mad, arguing that as we introduce Americanized ways of treating mental illnesses, we are in fact spreading the diseases.

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