I was especially interested in the movie and its clinical issues because I was going to present at a local workshop on Cinema Therapy
. (Anyone wanting to do the same may be interested in Beneficial Films, <BeneficialFilmGuides.com>, which provides an outline for discussion of this film and many others.)
The study found that people experience mood swings after watching Hollywood blockbusters and could be used as "cinema therapy".
He said: "Our research has proved that Cinema Therapy is already practiced everyday in the UK.
Shrinks are turning to Tinseltown to treat their clients - in American psychoanalysis circles, cinema therapy
is more fashionable than Gwyneth Paltrow's wardrobe.