Coffee Break Ep. 27 - Mental Illness in Horror Films

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Warning! This episode contains discussions on sensitive material including but not limited to depression, eating disorders, and suicide. — Coffee Breaks are back! This week we discuss mental illness in horror films particularly The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari (1920), The Babadook (2014), The Exorcist (1973), Psycho (1960) and Psycho 2 (1983). Thanks to Lily LeBlanc for our theme song: www.lilythecomposer.com Resources: https://amp.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2018/oct/31/halloween-horror-film-mental-illness-scary-cliches https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/broadcast-thought/201310/why-is-mental-illness-scary%3famp https://bloody-disgusting.com/editorials/3513603/representations-mental-health-horror-establishing-stigmas-tearing/

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