TV's Most Accurate Depictions of Mental Illness

Rather than glamorizing a correlation between art and despair, these shows portray the unlikeable, unattractive, and unsexy aspects of a self-destructive personality.

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From insane villains to mad geniuses, media has alternated between stigmatizing and romanticizing mental illness.

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SATURDAY FILM SCHOOL | Why 'Jessica Jones' Is Not Your Average Marvel Picture

Netflix's feminist drama 'Jessica Jones' is a special addition to the Marvel catalog.

Unlike most superheroes, Jessica's getup is Kentucky bourbon, a leather jacket, and a pair of black boots...

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