Film Representations of Mental Illness

I’m a little late to this report, but Time to Change have published a fascinating and insightful report on film portrayals of mental illness from the 1970s to 2006.

 

One of their main findings was that mental illness is portrayed in one of four ways:

  1. Comedy.
  2. Faking and indulgent.
  3. Pity.
  4. Violence.

 

You can read the report here.

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