Is It Me or My Brain? Depression and Neuroscientific Facts, by Joseph Dumit
[...] while people with genetic afflictions have been observed to 'hiss and boo at pictures of genes or enzymes that cause these afflictions,' sufferers of mental illnesses react to brain images of patients diagnosed with depression of schizophrenia with 'care and concern,' as if the image represented both the affliction and 'the suffering of the afflicted' (Dumit 2003, 44–45).
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