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Movies and mental illness

Danny Wedding

Movies and mental illness

using films to understand psychopathology

by Danny Wedding

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  • 34 Currently reading

Published by Hogrefe in Cambridge, MA, Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychopathology,
  • Audio-visual aids,
  • Aides audiovisuelles,
  • Étude et enseignement,
  • Onderwijsmethoden,
  • Maladies mentales au cinéma,
  • Psychische Störung,
  • Films,
  • Mental illness in motion pictures,
  • Psychische Störung (Motiv),
  • Psychopathologie,
  • Study and teaching,
  • Motion Pictures as Topic,
  • Education,
  • Mental Disorders,
  • Film,
  • Pathological Psychology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [319]-322) and index.

    Other titlesMovies and mental illness 3
    StatementDanny Wedding, Mary Ann Boyd, Ryan M. Niemiec
    ContributionsBoyd, M. (Mary Ann), Niemiec, Ryan M.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC459 .W43 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxi, 337 p. ;
    Number of Pages337
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25353370M
    ISBN 10088937371X
    ISBN 109780889373716
    LC Control Number2009932963
    OCLC/WorldCa430651898

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