I, 'Madman': An Autosomatography of Schizoaffective Disorder and Mad Subjectivity

Greg Procknow

Abstract


This paper is a learning of schizoaffective disorder through the lenses of slasher-cinema studies literature, subjectivity camera theory, and Mad Studies. The author imports wholesale the language of slasher-cinema studies to help articulate his schizoaffective stories through an autosomatography. He recommends that the slasher subgenre of horror can be a progressive text to assist schizoaffective sufferers with understanding aspects of their schizo-symptomologies.


Keywords


Autosomatography; mental illness; Mad Studies; cinema studies; slasher films

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.18061/dsq.v38i4.5920

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