Friday, 11 September 2009

Psychiatry, Psychoanalysis, and Psychology at the Cinema

Film Studies For Free was suitably inspired (not to say, 'psyched'...) -- by an engaging series of articles by Simon Augustine, M.Div. (hosted by GreenCine Daily: parts 1, 2, 3, & 4) on the representation of mental illness in American cinema -- to draw up its own, proper, live-links list to openly-accessible work on cinematic representations of psychiatry, psychoanalysis and mental illness.

This particular search really did turn up some wonderful resources and will hopefully be of interest not only to some of us film-studies folk, but also to anyone approaching this topic from the increasingly 'film-curious' field of mental-health care.

Written studies:

Video resources:

Further, written, cinema-related resources for mental health practitioners:


HarryTuttle said...

Psychopathology in the movies
Helpful list of films by psychiatric disease.

Catherine Grant said...

Thanks for the very helpful link, Harry.

Anonymous said...

An insightfull post. Will definitely help.

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