Susannah Cahalan on Brain on Fire and The Great Pretender

Just the Right Book with Roxanne Coady | 25 January 2024 | 0h 56m | Listen Later | Podcasts | Spotify
Interview with Susannah Cahalan about her books Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness and The Great Pretender: The Undercover Mission That Changed Our Understanding of Madness. Discusses her experience of mental ill health, and David Rosenhan’s 1970s experiment to enter mental asylums undercover to test the legitimacy of psychiatric diagnosis and treatment.

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