Infectious Madness, the Well Curve and the Microbial Roots of Mental Disturbance

Harriet A. Washington

Wednesday, March 15, 2017 -

6:00pm to 7:30pm

New York Academy of Medicine (New York, NY)

1216 Fifth Avenue at 103rd Street, New York, NY 10029

In this talk based on her book Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We 'Catch' Mental Illness, Harriet Washington traces the history, culture, and some disturbing contemporary manifestations of mental illness.