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Schizophrenia on Screen: Myths vs. Reality – Podcast

By Jason Clayden on May 23, 2024

Join us on today’s episode as we chat with LifeStance Regional Clinical Director, Mikka McGhee, about the portrayal of Schizophrenia in popular culture, specifically in horror movies. Mikka analyzes psychological themes in films, and discusses how these portrayals often contribute to stigma.

We dive into the symptoms of schizophrenia, examine both accurate and misleading depictions in movies, and highlight the importance of responsible storytelling in media.

This episode offers a fascinating look at the intersection of entertainment and psychology. Tune in to explore how we can bridge the gap between Hollywood fiction and clinical reality.

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