Film Portrayal of Schizophrenia

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Schizophrenia has often been portrayed in films, sometimes accurately and sometimes, not. It was the core of a very popular film in 2010, the Black Swan. The film depicts the main character’s descent into madness but what kind of madness was it? This paper uses examples from the film to demonstrate psychotic breaks and offers opinions that the character did not really portray schizophrenia. There are five sources listed in the bibliography of this six page paper.