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What pushed Oliver Sacks’ brother towards psychosis?

Clip: 04/09/2021 | 1m 7s | Video has closed captioning.

The physician and writer Oliver Sacks had a brother who started to experience psychosis as a young man. This experience was a great influence on Sacks, who would go on to devote his life to treating, documenting, and humanizing people with mental disorders.

Aired: 04/09/21

Rating: NR

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