Oscar-nominated 'Silver Linings Playbook' sheds new light on mental illness

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by KING 5 HealthLink

KING5.com

Posted on February 21, 2013 at 6:51 PM

It's rare for a romantic comedy to be a serious contender in the Oscars, much less one that deals with mental illness. But Silver Linings Playbook is overcoming the odds, being hailed for the way it portrays personality disorders without the usual stereotypes. That's because for the director, it's person. And he's made it his mission to help end the stigma.

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