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Video Mime: My Imaginary Friend and I

By Reshma Valliappan
I have chosen the musical piece that plays at the end of the mime “I missed my Bauhaus Chair”, because it conveys to me the loss of opportunities experienced by someone with a psychiatric disorder. My view of the mental health system is not that of foundations based on care but foundations built on politics that started in Germany. Influential psychiatrists such as Sigmund Freud, Carl Gustav Jung, and Paul Eugen Bleuler were instrumental in coining and defining terms such as neurosis, dementia praecox, and schizophrenia.

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