FORA.tv: Is Mental Illness Contagious?

Journalist Ethan Watters speculates about the contagiousness of mental illness, citing the hysteria that afflicted thousands of women during the Victorian era. "This is a matter of the unconscious mind, at any moment of time and culture, looking to speak the language of suffering for its moment in time," he says.

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