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Gold, Joel (Joel Todd), author.

Suspicious minds : how culture shapes madness / Joel Gold and Ian Gold.
New York : Free Press, 2014.

First Free Press hardcover edition.
 Special Collections Books RC455.4.E8 G65 2014  Library Use Only
Collationxix, 321 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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Bibliog.Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-304) and index.
Note"The Truman Show delusion and other strange beliefs"--Jacket.
ContentsThe Truman Show delusion -- The sleep of reason. A short history of madness ; James Tilly Matthews : the air loom ; Donald : depression and damnation ; Louis : hell on Earth ; One hundred years of delusion ; Friedrich Krauss : a hot metal disk ; Ruby : all dressed up and nowhere to go ; How does it feel? ; Truman revisited ; David : unreality show ; Lori : Charley's mom ; Ethan : the otherness of other people -- The social life of madness. The madding crowd ; Samir : poking around the brain ; Jada : very pregnant ; Jane : the queen ; Hell is other people ; John : the academic ; Do delusions foster violence? ; Calvin : Othello in New York ; Belief unhinged ; Simone : the pope ; When life imitates art ; Lawrence : artificial intelligence ; Beyond belief ; Benjamin : misperceptions ; Benjamin : building trust ; Kevin : the Olympian.
Summary"Combining extraordinary true stories with the latest research, Joel and Ian Gold take us on a wild journey through the delusional brain to explore the intersection of neuroscience, biology, and culture"-- Provided by publisher.
NoteGift of the Estate of Norman Wilkinson.
From the Library of Douglas Messerli and Green Integer.
In dust jacket.
SubjectCultural psychiatry.
Social psychiatry.
Mental illness.
Cultural psychiatry. fast (OCoLC)fst00885048
Mental illness. fast (OCoLC)fst01016547
Social psychiatry. fast (OCoLC)fst01122811
Alt AuthorGold, Ian, 1962- author.
Other Title Or Alt TitleHow culture shapes madness
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