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Movies and mental illness : using films to understand psychopathology / Danny Wedding, Mary Ann Boyd, Ryan M. Niemiec.

Author/creator Wedding, Danny
Other author/creatorBoyd, M. (Mary Ann)
Other author/creatorNiemiec, Ryan M.
Format Book and Print
Edition2nd rev. and expanded ed.
Publication InfoCambridge, MA : Hogrefe & Huber Publishers, ©2005.
Descriptionx, 258 pages ; 26 cm
Subject(s)
Spine title Movies & mental illness
Contents Films and psychopathology -- Anxiety disorders -- Dissociative and somatoform disorders -- Psychological stress and physical disorders -- Mood disorders -- Personality disorders -- Substance use disorders -- Sexual and gender identity disorders -- Schizophrenia and delusional disorders -- Neuropsychological disorders -- Disorders of childhood and adolescence -- Mental retardation and autism -- Sleep, eating, impulse control, and adjustment disorders -- Violence and physical and sexual abuse -- Treatment -- Appendix A: The American Film Institute's 100 best of 100 years -- Appendix B: The American Film Institute's top 50 heroes and villains -- Appendix C: Internet Movie Database (IMDb) top 150 movies -- Appendix D: Recommended websites -- Appendix E: Common misconceptions about mental illness perpetuated by movies -- Appendix F: Portrayals of psychotherapists in movies -- Appendix G: Films illustrating psychopathology.
Bibliography noteIncludes bibliographical references (p. [257]-258).
LCCN 2005922397
ISBN0889372926
ISBN9780889372924

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