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LIH: Must See Cinema Therapy!

30 Sep

Cinema Therapy is a term used by psychotherapist and is defined by Segen’s Medical Dictionary as;

“Cinema therapy allows one to use the effect of imagery, plot, music, etc. in films on the psyche for insight, inspiration, emotional release or relief and natural change. Used as part of psychotherapy, cinema therapy is an innovative method based on traditional therapeutic principles.[1] “  

Here on LIH our writers selected four films that we think give the most accurate and informative portrayals of Disillusionment Disorder, Narcissistic Personality Disorder or (NPD) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder or (OCD). Please enjoy!

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LIH Top 5 Mental Illnesses Portrayed in Hollywood Films

28 Aug

2nd. article in our 5 week series on Hollywood & Mental Health

Mental Illness has a large history in film culture.  Whether a comedy or taken seriously, you can find a vast library of films ranging from clinical depression to schizophrenia.  Today we will take a look at films under the following illnesses: Bi-Polar Disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, PTSD, Schizophrenia, and Alzheimer’s Disease.

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