May 25, 2021

Prostitutes, PETA, and A Schizophrenic Success Story

Dave Mathews, Writer and long-time activist with the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), openly celebrates his late mother, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Dan regales the audience with tales about his mother’s ability to form lasting and meaningful relationships, in spite of her challenges. Through their discussion of Dan’s mom, Mayim & Dan reexamine the modern conception of psychotic disorders, unpacking the artistic, religious, and social contexts of illness.

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May 25, 2021

Prostitutes, PETA, and A Schizophrenic Success Story

Dave Mathews, Writer and long-time activist with the People for Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA), openly celebrates his late mother, who was diagnosed with schizophrenia. Dan regales the audience with tales about his mother’s ability to form lasting and meaningful relationships, in spite of her challenges. Through their discussion of Dan’s mom, Mayim & Dan reexamine the modern conception of psychotic disorders, unpacking the artistic, religious, and social contexts of illness.

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