Ethan Watters – Short Bio

Crazy Like Us: The cultural shaping of mental health symptoms is often ignored by psychiatry. Watters reveals a remarkable diversity in the expression and outcome of major mental illnesses. Clients and practitioners can learned a great deal by viewing mental health across history and across cultures.


Mad in America hosts blogs by a diverse group of writers. These posts are designed to serve as a public forum for a discussion—broadly speaking—of psychiatry and its treatments. The opinions expressed are the writers’ own.