Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche

By Ethan Watters

The main devastating end result of the unfold of yankee tradition around the globe has no longer been our golden arches or our bomb craters, yet our bulldozing of the human psyche itself. American-style melancholy, post-traumatic pressure sickness, and anorexia have began to unfold worldwide like contagions, and the virus is us. touring from Hong Kong to Sri Lanka to Zanzibar to Japan, acclaimed journalist Ethan Watters witnesses firsthand how Western healers frequently steamroll indigenous expressions of psychological future health and insanity and change them with our personal. In instructing the remainder of the realm to imagine like us, we've got been homogenizing the best way the area is going mad.

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