Explores altered states and mental health conditions like depression and psychosis through the fantastical journey of a little girl.
Provides a firsthand journalistic account of a mental asylum in the late 19th century, raising awareness about the need for reform.
Recounts autobiographical experiences in a Spanish mental institution during World War II, offering a surreal examination of mental health care.
Critiques the dehumanizing effects of institutionalization, challenging the notion of what constitutes sanity and insanity.
Portrays a promising young woman's descent into mental illness and her bittersweet experiences in a 20th century psychiatric hospital.
Explores a young woman's inner world and her struggle to distinguish reality from fantasy in the confines of a psychiatric institution.
Is a memoir that reflects on Kaysen's time in a psychiatric hospital during the late 1960s, exploring the complexities of adolescent mental illness.
Delves into the life of Grace Marks, a convicted 19th-century murderess, and examines the blurred lines between sanity and madness in legal proceedings.
Explores the mind of a young working woman who voluntarily commits herself to a mental institution, delving into themes of mental health, life's purpose, and societal pressures.
Follows a teenager's journey as a psychiatric hospital patient, offering a humorous portrayal of his struggles with depression and anxiety.