Infectious Madness: The Surprising Science of How We "Catch" Mental Illness


CHAPTER 1. Germ Theory Redux: The Acquisition of Mental Illness

CHAPTER 2. The Fetus as Battleground: Early Exposure and Psychiatric Fate

CHAPTER 3. Growing Pains: “Catching” Anorexia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, and Tourette’s

CHAPTER 4. Gut Feelings: The Brain in Your Belly

CHAPTER 5. Microbial Culture: Pathogens and the Shaping of Societies

CHAPTER 6. Winning at Evolutionary Chess: Strategies to Outwit Pathogens

CHAPTER 7. Tropical Madness: Infection and Neglect in the Developing World