A Glimpse into Psychopathology and/or Treatment

Question/Prompt: Pick a movie that portrays a character or characters who is/are experiencing a psychological
disorder/mental illness. Alternatively, pick a movie that portrays an example of a certain type of therapy. Watch
the movie and then complete the following in at least 275 or more, must be in APA format:

  1. Write a very brief summary of the movie. Give clear evidence that you watched it.
  2. Write a description of how the psychological disorder and/or the therapy was portrayed.
  3. Write a critical analysis of how accurate or inaccurate you found the portrayal of the disorder/therapy. Show
    evidence of your knowledge of the psychological disorder/mental illness or the type of therapy – ensure that
    you include academic support.
    Choose a movie from the following list:
    Leaving Las Vegas
    A Clockwork Orange
    What’s Eating Gilbert Grape
    Boys Don’t Cry
    Benny and Joon
    Girl Interrupted
    Mad Love
    Rain Man
    A Beautiful Mind
    The madness of King George
    Fight Club
    The Fisher King
    One Flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest
    The Three Faces of Eve
    The Silence of the Lambs
    Ordinary People
    Analyze This/Analyze That
    Final Analysis

Sample Solution