Schizophrenia and Race

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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.