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Published: 15 April 2004
DOI: 10.1215/9780822385530-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8553-0
Series: Experimental Futures
Published: 02 April 2012
DOI: 10.1215/9780822393306-009
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9330-6
Published: 01 January 2007
DOI: 10.1215/9780822390022-006
EISBN: 978-0-8223-9002-2
Published: 05 March 2003
DOI: 10.1215/9780822384342-010
EISBN: 978-0-8223-8434-2
Series: Global Insecurities
Published: 06 December 2019
DOI: 10.1215/9781478007135-075
EISBN: 978-1-4780-0713-5
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 17 March 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478024378-007
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2437-8
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 04 February 2022
DOI: 10.1215/9781478022282-011
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2228-2
Series: School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar
Published: 05 April 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7326-1
... mental illness painting Islamic theology ...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059325-010
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5932-5
... on the relationship between family care and mental illness in West Africa. Forms of care for the mentally ill are dependent on multiple factors that must be taken into account in order to analyze how the moral (as well as the social and economic) ideal of family care is challenged on a daily basis according...
Series: School for Advanced Research Advanced Seminar
Published: 05 April 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373261-008
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7326-1
... This essay focuses on a forty-one-year-old Moroccan man called Ilyas, who, during episodes of mental illness, covers the walls of his apartment with elaborate murals. Produced in a psychopathological state in which the biographical and the mythical meet, these images simultaneously evoke...
Series: Critical Global Health: Evidence, Efficacy, Ethnography
Published: 05 October 2015
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375180-005
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7518-0
... as a qualifying disabling health condition for SSI benefits spawned the development of a new disability economy. Despite widely accepted scientific evidence demonstrating the high frequency of mental illness and substance use disorder comorbidity, a new social actor, the “neurocrat,” was constructed to document...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5932-5
..., this chapter adds a historical dimension to the literature on the relationship between family care and mental illness in West Africa. Forms of care for the mentally ill are dependent on multiple factors that must be taken into account in order to analyze how the moral (as well as the social and economic) ideal...
Published: 01 January 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373513-004
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7351-3
... by the Kwangju massacre, and as a punishment for the incurability of mental illness. sexual violence mental disability Address Unknown Adada , A Petal ...
Published: 23 February 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059240-004
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5924-0
... The physician-philosopher Frantz Fanon diagnosed the colonial and racist roots of ill health and jumped scale to analyze the structural underpinnings of mental illness engendered by colonialism. Connecting Fanon as physician and philosopher of language, the chapter locates him as the prophet...
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By David Kaczynski
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375005-001
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7500-5
... CIA-funded psychological research project while Theodore was an undergraduate student at Harvard, and early signs of his mental illness, which was eventually diagnosed as schizophrenia. There is also attention given to the broader theme of brotherhood throughout David’s description of his strong...
Book Chapter

By David Kaczynski
Published: 08 January 2016
DOI: 10.1215/9780822375005-002
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7500-5
..., her attendance at Theodore’s federal death penalty trial in Sacramento, California, and her encounter with murder victim family members in the aftermath of her son’s trial. The chapter describes how Wanda embraced and embodied motherhood despite extraordinary challenges arising from her child’s mental...
Published: 03 November 2023
DOI: 10.1215/9781478027508-005
EISBN: 978-1-4780-2750-8
... Chapter 4 shifts our attention to the work of two interdisciplinary artists: the American poet and free-jazz musician Sun Ra and the Senegalese sculptor, poet, and performance artist Issa Samb. It begins with the speculative mental illness “drapetomania,” first proposed as a pseudoscientific...
Published: 23 February 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5924-0
.... B. Du Bois The Souls of Black Folk double-consciousness the Veil racialized health inequities The physician-philosopher Frantz Fanon diagnosed the colonial and racist roots of ill health and jumped scale to analyze the structural underpinnings of mental illness engendered by colonialism...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 April 2024
DOI: 10.1215/9781478059325-012
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5932-5
... Hubertus Büschel, “On the Importance of Suffering”: The coda highlights some central aspects of the entire book and addresses some open questions for future research, such as suffering and vernacular experiences of psychiatry and psychiatric illness. It debates the difficulties of researching...
Series: Theory in Forms
Published: 05 April 2024
EISBN: 978-1-4780-5932-5
... in Africa than in the West. The diagnosis rates cannot be taken at face value because of culturally varying norms of appropriate affect and illness. Cultural difference is not the only reason that counting and comparing depression rates is challenging. Early studies finding low rates in Africa were moored...