List of mental disorders in film

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This is a list of films which have portrayed mental disorders.

Inclusion in this list is based upon the disorder as it is portrayed in the canon of the film, and does not necessarily reflect the diagnosis or symptoms in the real world.

AgoraphobiaEdit

AmnesiaEdit

Anterograde amnesiaEdit

A person with anterograde amnesia is unable to form new memories.

Lacunar amnesiaEdit

Lacunar amnesia is the loss of memory about one specific event.

Psychogenic amnesiaEdit

"Psychogenic amnesia, also known as dissociative amnesia, is memory loss caused by psychological stress."

Retrograde amnesiaEdit

A much-used plot device, retrograde amnesia occurs when a person forgets part or all of his or her past.

Antisocial personality disorderEdit

(Antisocial Personality Disorder should also include psychopathy and sociopathy.)

AutismEdit

(Autism is also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder and in the past has had a subtype called Aspergers Syndrome. The spectrum can overlap with Savant syndrome and Prosopagnosia.)

Bipolar DisorderEdit

Borderline Personality DisorderEdit

(Borderline Personality Disorder is also known as Emotionally Unstable Personality Disorder)

CatatoniaEdit

Conduct disorderEdit

Conversion DisorderEdit

(Conversion Disorder used to be referred to as Hysteria)

DementiaEdit

Alzheimer's diseaseEdit

Parkinson's diseaseEdit

Dependent personality disorderEdit

Dissociative identity disorderEdit

(Dissociative identity disorder has also been known as Multiple Personality Disorder or Split Personality. Not to be confused with schizophrenia)

Eating disordersEdit

Folie à deuxEdit

"Recent psychiatric classifications refer to the syndrome as shared psychotic disorder (DSM-IV) (297.3) and induced delusional disorder (F24) in the ICD-10."

KleptomaniaEdit

Munchausen syndrome by proxyEdit

Narcissistic personality disorderEdit

Obsessive–compulsive disorderEdit

Obsessive–compulsive personality disorderEdit

Paranoid personality disorderEdit

Passive–aggressive personality disorderEdit

PedophiliaEdit

Posttraumatic stress disorderEdit

PyromaniaEdit

Schizoaffective disorderEdit

Schizoid personality disorderEdit

SchizophreniaEdit

(Schizophrenia including Paranoid Schizophrenia. Not to be confused with Dissociative Identity Disorder)

Self-injuryEdit

StutteringEdit

"Also known as Stammering or Childhood-Onset Fluency Disorder."

Substance/Medication-Induced Psychotic DisorderEdit

Substance use disordersEdit

"Drugs listed from most addictive, harmful or destructive to least (from most to least dangerous, based on a 2007 scientific research study."[47]

See alsoEdit

NotesEdit

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  11. ^ "Snow Cake" – via www.imdb.com.
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  14. ^ "Adam" – via www.imdb.com.
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  17. ^ "Jane Wants a Boyfriend" – via www.imdb.com.
  18. ^ "Atypical" – via www.imdb.com.
  19. ^ "Touched with Fire" – via www.imdb.com.
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  21. ^ http://web.csulb.edu/~017403319/abnormal-paper-final.pdf
  22. ^ "Three BPD sufferers break the myths around borderline personality disorder". April 5, 2018.
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  28. ^ "6 TV Shows That Got Borderline Personality Disorder Symptoms (Mostly) Right".
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  32. ^ "Love & Other Drugs" – via www.imdb.com.
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  36. ^ "Cahiers du Coco: Haxan: Witchcraft Through the Ages". Nashville Scene. Retrieved 2019-08-22.
  37. ^ "Monk" – via www.imdb.com.
  38. ^ "Don't Say a Word" – via www.imdb.com.
  39. ^ "Portrayal of PTSD: Tony Stark in Iron Man 3". Time To Change. June 27, 2013.
  40. ^ Footrin, Ralph (1991). "Terminator 2, Judgment Day" (PDF). Psychiatric Bulletin. 15: 796–797.
  41. ^ "Schizoid Personality, Kazuo Ishiguro & The Remains of the Day". December 31, 2014.
  42. ^ a b c "Mental health check for Lord of the Rings character". UCL News. December 17, 2004.
  43. ^ Francine R. Goldberg (2013). Schizophrenia: A Case Study of the Movie a Beautiful Mind – Second Edition. eBookIt. ISBN 978-1-934107-12-6.
  44. ^ Crepaz-Keay, David (March 27, 2015). "Why is schizophrenia portrayed so negatively on screen?". The Guardian.
  45. ^ "The King's Speech" – via www.imdb.com.
  46. ^ Rubin, Rebecca (September 20, 2017). "'It' Star Jaeden Lieberher on Deleted Scene, Sequel Plans and Perfecting His Stutter". Variety.
  47. ^ Nutt, D; King LA; Saulsbury W; Blakemore C (24 March 2007). "Development of a rational scale to assess the harm of drugs of potential misuse". The Lancet. 369 (9566): 1047–53. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(07)60464-4. PMID 17382831.

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