Gilbert Grape

How does the movie compare to your understanding mental illness and the care of patients with the disorder portrayed in the movie?

Movie reflection: What’s Eating Gilbert Grape (1993) 1. Summary of the movie, including illness(s) identified in the movie. 2. Was the illness(s) portrayed accurately? Why and/or why not? 3. What signs and symptoms did you note that correspond with the diagnosis being portrayed? What coping skills, defense mechanisms, communication styles, family issues, and other mental […]

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