Schizophrenia and Race

Dr. Jonathan Metzl, associate professor of psychiatry and women's studies and director of the Culture, Health, and Medicine Program at University of Michigan, talks about his new book, The Protest Psychosis: How Schizophrenia Became a Black Disease and provides a cautionary tale of how anxieties about race continue to influence doctor-patient interactions.

Events: Dr. Metzl is speaking today at 4 pm at the New York State Psychiatric Institute as part of a Columbia University Seminar series, 1051 Riverside Dr. He is also speaking tomorrow at NYU from 3-5pm, Room 542, 726 Broadway.