Dr. Arthur Kleinman is a psychiatrist and anthropologist who heads the Department of Social Medicine at Harvard University. In my last blog post, I talked about the heartbreaking story of Lia Lee in “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” …Continue reading
I had to dry my tears and compose myself before beginning this post. It was a book that had made me cry – “The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down” by Anne Fadiman.
This is a story about a Laotian family of refugees in California whose daug…Continue reading