Silver Linings Playbook – A BA Thesis Analysis

Silver Linings Playbook (Russell, 2012) was adapted for the screen by David O. Russell. It is based on the novel The Silver Linings Playbook (2008) written by Matthew Quick. The context of mental health treatment in this book and eventually in the film is community care facilities which began to be described in Isaac and Armat’s (1990), and Nelson and Prilleltensky’s (2005) studies. However, due to the overwhelming need and unpreparedness of the community for mental health patients, it took a number of years before these became firmly established on the landscape.  Hester Parr (2008) identifies how there was a … Continue reading Silver Linings Playbook – A BA Thesis Analysis