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03/30/2010 05:12 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Jon Stewart Author Interview: Ethan Watters, Author Of 'Crazy Like Us,' On The Exportation Of Crazy (VIDEO)

Jon Stewart spoke with author Ethan Watters last night about his new book, "Crazy Like Us." Watters believes that when the United States exports its ideas about mental illness to the rest of the world, it might be doing more harm than good. "Do we really want the rest of the world to think like us in this way?" he asked. He explained that while we may be bringing helpful treatments to other countries, we also "often bring cultural ideas that may be replacing ideas that are actually helpful."

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