James C Bozzuto

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  • J C Bozzuto
  • The Journal of nervous and mental disease
  • 1975
Following the distribution and release of the movie, "The "Exorcist," much publicity concerning the psychiatric hazards of the film was reported. Numerous cases of traumatic neurosis and even psychosis were supposedly noted. This report confirms the hypothesis that traumatic "cinema neurosis" can be precipitated by viewing the movie in previously(More)
In five outpatient groups totalling 42 patients, over one-third of the patients quit group treatment between six and twelve months. Interviews suggest that efforts at development of greater intimacy precipitated leaving. In two groups this created a wave effect, with further quitting of two or three additional patients. Therapists' lack of awareness of(More)
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