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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 conditionDrapetomania” or the disease causing enslaved Africans to run away.

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