Jan 14, 2022 • 1HR 55M

Christopher Ferguson on how mental illness is shaping culture, politics, and history

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Meghan Murphy
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Christopher Ferguson is a professor of psychology at Stetson University and the author of, "How Madness Shaped History: An Eccentric Array of Maniacal Rulers, Raving Narcissists, and Psychotic Visionaries." In this episode, Meghan Murphy speaks with him about mental illness, personality disorders, and "madness," and how these have all shaped history, as well as about how our modern understanding of things like anxiety, depression, and  narcissism, is impacting discourse, politics, and individual lives.

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