Media Madness: Public Images of Mental Illness

By Otto F. Wahl | Go to book overview

Index
Page numbers in italics refer to illustrations.
Abominable Dr. Phibes, The (movie), 56
accountability of health care professionals, 120
accuracy, in media portrayals of mental illness, 88. See also misinformation
Ace Ventura, Pet Detective (movie), 58
advertising, 22-24, 24, 25, 25, 38, 39, 54-55, 60, 71-72, 140-141, 148-149, 149, 150, 207n11
affective disorders, 81
aggression and masculinity, 127
Ain't It Great to Be Crazy (children's song), 11
Akroyd, Dan, 5
Aladdin (animated movie), 10
alcoholism and violence, 81
Alda, Alan, 7
Aldridge, Lionel, 49
Aldrin, Edwin (Buzz), 48-49, 53
All Around the Town (Clark), 189
Alliance for the Mentally Ill of New York State, 144, 153
All That Remains ( Cornwell), 190
"All the Madmen" (song), 12, 196n23
altruism, unexpected from a person with mental illness, 44
Amazing Spiderman (comics), 62
American Mental Health Fund, 133
American Psychiatric Association, 135, 153, 166
American Psycho ( Ellis), 71
Americans with Disabilities Act, 104
amnesia, 7, 8
Angel Maker, The ( Pearson), 194
Animaniacs, The (TV show), 38, 41
Antisocial Personality Disorder, 18-20. See also "psychopath(ic)"
anxiety, projected onto "the mad," 126
anxiety disorders, 48, 135
APA Monitor, 21
appearance: of persons with mental illness, 38, 39, 116-117 (see also difference); of persons with physical illnesses, 47
Arabs as terrorists, portrayal of, 205n4
Arbus, Alan, 7
arrest, post-hospitalization, 201n52
art, and depiction of mental illness, 116-117
assassins, 84
assaults, 201n52
As the World Turns (TV show), 8
asylums, 118. See also hospitalization, psychiatric
autism, 7, 10
Axelson, Gary, 129, 156
Backer, Thomas, 154, 159
Barney Miller (TV show), 9, 33, 181
Batman (movie), 62
battle fatigue, 7, 122
Beacon Journal ( Akron, OH), 152, 197n26
Bean-Bayog, Margaret, 11
Beast with Five Fingers, The (movie), 37

-209-

Notes for this page

Add a new note
If you are trying to select text to create highlights or citations, remember that you must now click or tap on the first word, and then click or tap on the last word.
One moment ...
Default project is now your active project.
Project items
Notes
Cite this page

Cited page

Style
Citations are available only to our active members.
Upgrade your membership to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

(Einhorn, 1992, p. 25)

(Einhorn 25)

(Einhorn 25)

1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

Note: primary sources have slightly different requirements for citation. Please see these guidelines for more information.

Cited page

Bookmark this page
Media Madness: Public Images of Mental Illness
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents vii
  • Illustrations ix
  • Preface xi
  • Chapter One - Madness, Madness Everywhere 1
  • Chapter Two - Words and Laughter 14
  • Chapter Three - A Breed Apart 36
  • Chapter Four - Murder and Mayhem 56
  • Chapter Five - So What? 87
  • Chapter Six - So, Why? 110
  • Chapter Seven - Future Images 132
  • Chapter Eight - Exit Lines 164
  • Appendix A - Films about Mental Illness 169
  • Appendix B - Television Shows about Mental Illness 180
  • Appendix C - Novels about Mentally Ill Killers 189
  • Notes 195
  • Index 209
Settings

Settings

Typeface
Text size Smaller Larger Reset View mode
Search within

Search within this book

Look up

Look up a word

  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
Please submit a word or phrase above.
Print this page

Print this page

Why can't I print more than one page at a time?

Help
Full screen
Items saved in your active project from this book
  • Bookmarks
  • Highlights & Notes
  • Citations
/ 224

matching results for page

    Questia reader help

    How to highlight and cite specific passages

    1. Click or tap the first word you want to select.
    2. Click or tap the last word you want to select, and you’ll see everything in between get selected.
    3. You’ll then get a menu of options like creating a highlight or a citation from that passage of text.

    OK, got it!

    Cited passage

    Style
    Citations are available only to our active members.
    Upgrade your membership to cite pages or passages in MLA 8, MLA 7, APA and Chicago citation styles.

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn, 1992, p. 25).

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences." (Einhorn 25)

    "Portraying himself as an honest, ordinary person helped Lincoln identify with his audiences."1

    1. Lois J. Einhorn, Abraham Lincoln, the Orator: Penetrating the Lincoln Legend (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1992), 25, http://www.questia.com/read/27419298.

    Cited passage

    Search by... Author
    Show... All Results Primary Sources Peer-reviewed

    Oops!

    An unknown error has occurred. Please click the button below to reload the page. If the problem persists, please try again in a little while.