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Jeffrey Swanson

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Professor of psychiatry and behavioral sciences at Duke University School of Medicine, and a medical sociologist

Jeffrey Swanson on KCRW

Last week, a second black box was found at the site where a Germanwings AirBus A320 crashed in the French Alps, killing 150 people, including the co-pilot Andreas Lubitz.

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