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By Lawrence C. Rubin

no matter if in video clips, cartoons, ads, or maybe quick nutrients advertising, psychology and psychological ailment stay pervasive in pop culture. during this selection of new essays, students from a number fields discover representations of psychological sickness and disabilities throughout numerous media of pop culture. individuals deal with how different types of psychiatric affliction were addressed in movie, on level, and in literature, how pop culture genres are applied to speak frequently complicated and conflicted relationships with the mentally ailing, and the way well known cultures around the globe replicate psychological affliction and incapacity. Analyses of resources as disparate because the Batman movies, Broadway musicals and Nigerian domestic video clips exhibit how definitions of psychological ailment, psychological well-being, and of psychology itself intersect with discourses on race, gender, legislations, capitalism, and globalization.
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