Use this to find films depicting a psychological condition or diagnosis. It helps identify films on speicific topics, determine if they are good cinematically, and shows you how to get your hands on them.
Last Updated: Feb 19, 2015
Movies and Mental Illness
Call Number: RC459 .W43 2005
This reference of psychopathologically classified movies is primarily written as a learning supplement for students of psychology, social work, medicine, nursing, and counseling. In chapters, the authors have categorized movies based on DSM classification of mental disorders.
Media Madness: Public Images of Mental llness
Call Number: P96 .M452 .U55
Show the ways in which false views of mental illness in the media shape the ways even the most enlightened of us view the world around us. Argues that inaccuracies about mental illness in newspapers, magazines, movies and books make it clear that this is not merely stereotyping, but rather a pervasive ignorance.
Reel Life/Real Life: A Video Guide for Personal Discovery
Call Number: PN1995.9 .S62 R44 1994
Reel Life/Real Life is an entertaining and thought-provoking video guide that not only speaks to your emotions, but to your intellect as well. "... An excellent source for films relevant for so many areas of teaching within the field of Psychology ... " -- Albert Marston, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Psychology, University of Southern California
This list was created by Walsh library staff and faculty. It shows hundreds of films, sorted by psychological condition or diagnosis. It contains only films that are highly rated by Netflix, amazon, or Leonard Maltin, a leading movie critic, so that you don't spend your precious time watching a BOMB.