Mental disorder 650 words
Describe a portrayal of a mental disorder of your choice in popular culture (film, tv, or book). Based on what you’ve learned about that mental illness from class, discuss what the portrayal gets correct and what is incorrect or left out. Lastly, what unique issues do you see in portraying a concept like a mental illness through this format (e.g., minimizing its effects, making it seem normal and not in need of treatment)?
Recommendations include Law & Order: SVU, S9E1 – Alternate on Hulu or elsewhere online, the show Dexter, the movie 50 First Dates.