The purpose of this assignment is to reflect on the new information presented in this book. It is meant to increase your awareness and critical thinking about the experience and treatment of common psychological disorders in the US and around the world.
Your Initial Post should be a minimum of 100 words long and is due by Wednesday 11:59 PM. To create this post, follow the directions below:
- Please read the conclusion chapter in Crazy Like Us: The Globalization of the American Psyche by Ethan Watters.
- After you read the conclusion create a post in which you answer the following questions: Do you agree with Watter’s wife that “this book would unfairly disparage the mental health profession, a group of people, including herself, who are doing their best to heal troubled minds?” Why or why not? Also, now that you have finished reading the book, how had your ideas about the development of mental disorders changed or not changed. Your post should be a minimum of 6 sentences long.