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Cinema and Psychiatry


The Cinema and Psychiatry group aims to discuss the media portrayal of psychiatric disease with the goal of tackling stigma and better understanding public perception of psychiatrists and psychiatric conditions. Discussions are led by Yale faculty specializing in the relevant area of psychiatry.


  • Resident Leader: Andy Wen
  • Faculty Advisor: Sid Phillips

Discussion Topics

Among the movies discussed during monthly meetings are "Gone Girl," "The Stanford Prison Experiment," "Inside Out," and "Boys Don't Cry."