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Shakespeare’s Works on Mental Health

Synopsis
Dr. Michael Gomez leads a round table discussion featuring four young actors. Subdivided into five sections, Dr Gomez facilitates a dialogue on mental health issues that is then illustrated with scenes from Shakespeare’s plays. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is discussed by looking at a scene from Henry IV part 1; Loss and traumatic grief is illustrated by Twelfth Night; Complex trauma is exemplified by The Tempest; Self image, identity and body-based trauma uses Richard III.
Series
On Stage/In Session
Language
English
Country
United States
Medium
Video
Transmission details
17 Oct 2022
Duration
60 mins

Additional Details

Production type
Documentary/Educational/News
Plays
Henry IV Part 1; Richard III; Tempest, The; Twelfth Night
Subjects
Drama; Shakespeare
Keywords
mental health

Online Availability

Online format
Streamed

Production Company

Name

Connecticut Public

Distributor

Name

YouTube

Web
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