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Wall Disease

The Psychological Toll of Living Up Against a Border

Jessica Wapner

We build border walls to keep danger out. But do we understand the danger posed by walls themselves? East Germans were the first to give the crisis a name: Mauerkrankheit, or “wall disease.” The afflicted—everyday citizens living on both sides of the Berlin wall—displayed some combination of depression, anxiety, excitability, suicidal ideation, and...
Publish Date
2020
October 6
Goodreads rating
3.65
ISBN
9781615197347
Recommendations
1
Recommendations
Nov 13, 2020
This is such a smart excerpt from @jessicawapner's smart book, Wall Disease: How Living Near Border Walls Affects Mental Health via @undarkmag      source