Media Madness by: Otto F. Wahl ISBN10: 0813522137
ISBN10 0813522137
PUBLISHER Rutgers University Press
PUBLISHED 1997 , 1995
TYPE 220 Page Book
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Media Madness

Media Madness: Public Images of Mental Illness

Media Madness was written by and Otto F. Wahl. The 220 page book was published by Rutgers University Press in 1997 (originally in 1995) with an ISBN 10 of 0813522137. Most books are now available in ebook, pdf and audible formats. If you need more information about this publication, it can be purchased at or Google Books. If the book is older and/or out of print book try to locate a copy on Media Madness mentions 1 serial killers including Ricardo Caputo. The author Otto F. Wahl has 1 book(s) listed on Killer.Cloud used for the purpose of documenting facts about Serial Killers listed in our database.

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From Psycho, Silence of the Lambs, Kojak, and Melrose Place, from books, music, cartoons, advertising, and newspapers, we all derive our images of mental illness. These omnipresent media portrayals are at the least insensitive, inaccurate, and unfavorable and at the worst stigmatizing and pernicious. In this important book, Dr. Otto Wahl examines the prevalence, nature, and impact of such depictions, using numerous examples from film, television, and print media. He documents the remarkable frequency of these images and demonstrates how the media has stereotyped the mentally ill through exaggeration, misunderstanding, ridicule, and disrespect. Media Madness also shows the damaging consequences of such stereotypes - stigma, rejection, loss o...

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