Joker distorts the link between mental illness and violence
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Joker distorts the link between mental illness and violence

Ian Hulatt Consultant editor, RCNi journal Mental Health Practice

The critically acclaimed film’s portrayal of mental illness is worrying

The world of cinema has long used mental illness as a focus for a riveting story. Who can forget the stellar performances of Jack Nicholson in The Shining and, of course, One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest?

Nursing Standard. 35, 1, 38-38. doi: 10.7748/ns.35.1.38.s16

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