Analysis of Shutter Island Essay

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Analysis of Shutter Island

Analysis of Shutter Island
Kenneth E. Wiley Sr.
Core Assessment Paper-Abnormal Psychology –PS 401
March 3, 2011

Abstract
Shutter Island is a film depicting several of the many facets of Abnormal Psychology as defined and studied over the course of this term. Several of the concepts discussed in our lectures and demonstrated during our classroom time were evident and vividly depicted in the film including personality disorders past and present; stress and anxiety disorders; psychosis, and mood disorders. There were others subtly displayed in the film however, these listed were of primary focus and coincidence most closely with our study this term. While focusing more on the abnormal, Shutter Island
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