Reel to Real is a synopsis of Reel Psychiatry.
This book is a summary of movie portrayals of psychiatric conditions, with selections made of films with excellent diagnostic accuracy. Features of interest to readers include the signs and symptoms that are particularly emphasized in the film, actor and character names, and the DSM diagnostic codes.
Movies are the world's most popular art form, and arguably the most powerful. Psychiatric conditions are commonly included in films, but how accurate are the depictions?
Reel to Real provides a comprehensive listing of accurate portrayals of psychiatric diagnoses, along with additional information about the movie and the clinical condition. With over 100 movies included, this book is a treasure trove for general readers as well as seasoned clinicians.
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