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Mental illness is misrepresented in the media; why it matters

Yaa Antwi October 17, 2021
“Euphoria,” “BoJack Horseman” and “Thirteen Reasons Why.” All these shows have one common theme — mental health issues. Whether it’s through dark humor or the life of a teenager, these shows depict the role mental health issues have in our lives. 
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Media portrayal of mental illness does more harm than good

Media portrayal of mental illness does more harm than good

Fanni Frankl October 6, 2019
For a long time, people with mental illnesses have been misrepresented in the media. Movies often portray people with mental illnesses in a way that fails to emphasize that they are people too and should not be ostracized.
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Bill Skarsgård, above, played Pennywise in the remake of [author] movie IT. GAGE SKIDMORE/FLICKR VIA CC BY-SA 2.0

Movie Review: Stephen King’s “It”

Claudia Motley September 13, 2017
Since Sept. 8, there has been a new film on the rise, and “It” has just made its big debut.
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