Mental Health through Pop Culture eyes & Pop Culture through Mental Health Eyes
Hello, friend! This section is a collection of posts that examines mental health in the context of pop culture – representations of mental health or reflections of someone with mental health concerns on particular pop culture representations. Feel free to suggest topics for future posts!
- A Beautiful Mind – review of the depiction of mental health
- Black Swan – review of the depiction of mental health
- The Big Short – an OCPD review of the ethics and morality in 2015’s The Big Short
- Captain America and Me (published below) – the appeal of Captain America to someone with OCPD
- City Slickers – the impact of one comedy on the life philosopher on one anxious mind
- Frozen: Let It Go – Elsa’s depiction of mental health and the positive influence of Let It Go on anxiety and other disorders
- Good Will Hunting – review of the depiction of mental health
- Harvey – review of the depiction of mental health
- Inside Out – an explanation of emotional intelligence and mental health for the family
- Iron Man 3 – Tony Stark’s battle with panic attacks
- Joker: A Mental Health Review (published below) – examining the role of mental heath in the film Joker
- Little Women and a Lot of Anxiety (published below) – the enduring appear of Little Women to someone with anxiety; special emphasis on the Greta Gerwig film
- Mr. Smith Went to Washington – an OCPD take on the Jimmy Stewart classic
- One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest – review of the depiction of mental health
- Perks of Being a Wallflower – review of the depiction of mental health
- Sokovia Accords (published below) – an OCPD ethics take on the appropriateness of the Accords
- Walter Sobchak or, “Am I the only one around here who gives a shit about the rules? Mark it zero!” – an OCPD examination of John Goodman’s character from The Big Lebowski
And more to come!
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