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Sane in Insane Places

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This ppt is in 2 parts. The first part discusses mental illness the second part explains the Rosenhan study. Good for introduction, explanation, or review

Americanisation of Mental Illness

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Ethan Watters' excellent essay on the "Americanisation of mental illness", adapted from his book 'Crazy Like Us'. Perfect for IB Abnormal Psychology module LO on cultural differences in the prevalence of disorders.

Diagnosing dysfunctional behaviour reading material

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OCR or AQA DSM, ICD, Rosenhan and Seligman and Ford and Wediger reading materials and evaluation

One on One - Professor John Nash

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Two parts interview with Professor John Nash done by AlJazeeraEnglish. He explains how he lived through his mental disorders and how he "recovered". It is quite touching and very honest.

Definitions of mental illness

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Definitions of mental illness

Stark Raving Dad (Simpsons)

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Great video to raise questions in relation to the Rosenhan study (stickiness of the psychodiagnostic label, how people classify mental illness). Plus, he's wearing a pink shirt! Loads of psychology in this one.

An idea by Kim Rouvelin

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The Movie K-Pax with Kevin Spacey is a good one to introduce topics of mental illness, longterm treatment, what is "normal" behaviour, and hypnosis. My students watched the movie last week (before ...