The Desire To Be Free As A Mental Disorder And The History Of Other Medical Anomalies: Part II
Weekend Podcast Selection: American Slave Medicine: Dr. Samuel Cartwright
For additional historical context, see yesterday’s recommendation: “States of Mind: Mental Illness in America” on BackStory with the American History Guys. http://backstoryradio.org/shows/states-of-mind/. Featuring historian, Dr. Katherine Bankole-Medina (podcast segment “The Psychology of Escape” on the antebellum medical condition “Drapetomania” or the disease causing enslaved Africans to run away.
- Drapetomaniac (drapetomaniacblog.wordpress.com)