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by Lindner CP

The Horror Paradox: Why Being Scared Can Feel Good

RESOURCES

The Greatest Films
http://www.filmsite.org
Mental Health America
http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net

CANADIAN RESOURCES

Canadian Psychological Association
http://www.cpa.ca
Horror Movies
http://www.horror-movies.ca

References

Biological aspects of PTSD: Laboratory and clinical research. The National Center for Post-Traumatic Stress Syndrome PTSD Research Quarterly website. Available at: https://www.ptsd.va.gov/professional/newsletters/research-quarterly/V1N2.pdf. Accessed September 27, 2017.
Bloodlust or bloodless? Horror film love runs deep. Live Science website. Available at: https://www.livescience.com/8859-bloodlust-bloodless-horror-film-love-runs-deep.html. Published October 28, 2010. Accessed September 27, 2017.
Griffiths MD. Why do we like watching scary films? Psychology Today website. Available at: https://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/in-excess/201510/why-do-we-watching-scary-films. Accessed September 27, 2017.
Munsey, C. Frisky, but more risky. American Psychological Association website. Available at: http://www.apa.org/monitor/julaug06/frisky.aspx. Accessed September 27, 2017.
The psychology behind why we watch horror films. No Film School website. Available at: http://nofilmschool.com/2013/10/psychology-behind-why-we-watch-horror-films. Accessed September 27, 2017.

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