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Reel Psychiatry: Movie Portrayals of Psychiatric Conditions

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This is a beginner’s textbook on diagnostic psychiatry using DSM-IV-TR as its outline, and a number of feature-length films, mostly Hollywood, a few foreign or made for TV, as illustrations of most of the diagnoses.

This book will be most useful for teachers of entry-level mental health providers or college-level psychopathologycourse students. There are many references to mental health organizations concerned with general psychiatric conditions, as well as specific diagnoses, and there resources are given.


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Volume: 65

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