Black Swan (2010)

Black Swan (2010)
Movie: Black Swan (2010)
Field of Psychology:
Rating: R
Length: 1hr 48min
Story Line: A psychological horror film of a professional ballerina, pushed by her narcissistic mother, to achieve a perfect performance of Swan Lake.
Psychology Topics: , ,
Teaching With This Movie: Psychosis
Define “psychosis” and describe some of the experiences, such as hallucinations, that may occur when a person loses touch with reality. What are some triggers, other than schizophrenia, that may induce a psychotic episode? What treatments are available for psychosis?
Idea #2: Narcissism
Define “narcissism”. What is the difference between a healthy self-esteem and a narcissistic personality?
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