Inside Out: The need to change how we understand depression & mental health

Spelling out the problem of how we manage mental health (Spencer, 2019)

There is a scene in Inside Out — Pixar’s 2015 animated film set in the mind of Riley, a young girl unsettled by her parent’s decision to move to San Francisco — that illustrates the true reality of depression. As joy and sadness, two of the five emotions that fill Riley’s mind, vacate her consciousness in an attempt to save soon to be forgotten memories, they…




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Research assistant at Queen's University Belfast

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