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Poll: Case Study for a Psychologist

You're a psychology student and have to write a case study. Which of these mentally afflicted characters (all Oscar nominated or winning performances) would you choose as subject for your paper?

May contain SPOILERS as the mental state of some of the characters is only revealed in the course of the film, or at the end.

Discuss here.

Results of 4,873 votes:

  1. 1.

    The Silence of the Lambs (1991)

    DR. HANNIBAL LECTER (Anthony Hopkins)
  2. 2.

    Black Swan (2010)

    NINA SAYERS - the balleriana who is losing her mind (Natalie Portman)
  3. 3.

    Taxi Driver (1976)

    The mentally unstable Vietnam war veteran TRAVIS BICKLE (Robert De Niro)

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