The Fall and Redemption of People and Systems: Potential Lessons From the “Star Wars” Saga

@article{Guerrero2007TheFA,
  title={The Fall and Redemption of People and Systems: Potential Lessons From the “Star Wars” Saga},
  author={Anthony P. S. Guerrero and Maria Jasmin J. Jamora},
  journal={Academic Psychiatry},
  year={2007},
  volume={31},
  pages={485-490}
}
Through an analysis of the fall and redemption of Anakin Sky-walker and the Galactic Republic of the Star Wars saga, educators may be able to convey valuable lessons to students learning about child and adolescent psychiatry and to junior psychiatrists learning about psychiatric administration and liaison. Specifically, educators may be able to convey that 1) when caring for patients who have succumbed or are at risk of succumbing to “darkness” in the modern psychiatric sense (e.g., violence… 
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