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Abnormal Psychology in the Movie 'Shine'
This paper looks at the movie 'Shine' and studies aspects of schizophrenia.
# 123197 | 750 words | 7 sources | APA | 2008 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2008 in Psychology (Behaviorism) , Psychology (Disorders) , Film (Analysis, Criticism, Etc.)

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In this article, the writer discusses several elements about schizophrenia as presented in the movie 'Shine', the story of a talented pianist whose career was cut short by his schizophrenia. Personal responses are included.

From the Paper:

"The movie 'Shine' is the story of David Helfgott an amazingly talented pianist whose career was cut short by schizophrenia This is a psychotic disorder characterized by two or more of the following symptoms delusions hallucinations disorganized speech grossly disorganized or catatonic behavior and negative symptoms such as flattened affect alogia or avolition these symptoms are accompanied by social and occupational dysfunction. Before discussing the movie and its lessons about schizophrenia it is important to point out ..."

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Abnormal Psychology in the Movie 'Shine' (2008, December 01) Retrieved September 30, 2023, from https://www.academon.com/film-review/abnormal-psychology-in-the-movie-shine-123197/

MLA Format

"Abnormal Psychology in the Movie 'Shine'" 01 December 2008. Web. 30 September. 2023. <https://www.academon.com/film-review/abnormal-psychology-in-the-movie-shine-123197/>