Movies and Mental Illness : Using Films to Understand Psychopathology

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  • Edition: 3rd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 10/30/2009
  • Publisher: Hogrefe & Huber Pub

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The popular and critically acclaimed teaching tool - movies as an aid to learning about mental illness - has just got even better! Now with even more practical features and expanded contents: full film index, "Authors' Picks", sample syllabus, more international films

Table of Contents

About the Authorsp. ii
Foreword to the Third Editionp. v
Foreword to the Second Editionp. vi
Table of Contentsp. vii
Prefacep. ix
Acknowledgmentsp. xii
Films and Psychopathologyp. 1
Anxiety Disordersp. 12
Dissociative and Somatoform Disordersp. 25
Psychological Stress and Physical Disordersp. 42
Mood Disordersp. 52
Personality Disordersp. 70
Substance Use Disordersp. 93
Sexual and Gender Identity Disordersp. 111
Schizophrenia and Delusional Disordersp. 128
Neuropsychological Disordersp. 143
Disorders of Childhood and Adolescencep. 155
Mental Retardation and Autismp. 167
Sleep, Eating, Impulse Control, and Adjustment Disordersp. 178
Violence and Physical and Sexual Abusep. 192
Treatmentp. 205
The American Film Institute's Top 50 Heroes and Villainsp. 219
Syllabus for Sample Course that Integrates Filmsp. 221
Recommended Websitesp. 223
12 Misconceptions About Mental Illness and Mental Health Professionals Perpetuated by Moviesp. 225
Portrayals of Psychotherapists in Moviesp. 226
Films Illustrating Psychopathologyp. 227
Referencesp. 319
Film Indexp. 323
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