Are psychiatrists demonised in fiction?

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Presenter: Jackie Hopson

Published: February 2015

Age: 14-19 and upwards

Views: 1044 views

Tags: psychiatrist;fiction;evil;abuser;charlatan

Type: Interviews

Source/institution: University of Exeter


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Jacqueline Hopson is a PhD student at the University of Exeter, who has just published a paper on the demonization of psychiatrists in fiction in The Psychiatric Bulletin.  Raj Persaud discusses with her why her research leads her to believe that psychiatry is treated badly by novelists.

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