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Author Gerald Plovsky

Gerald Plovsky, M.D., is a practicing psychiatrist in Greensboro, North Carolina. He has worked in both the public and private sectors caring for the chronically mentally ill. He is an active member of the National Alliance on Mental Illness, a support group for families and patients with mental illness. He also is an advocate for improved housing and outpatient treatment for the mentally ill.


‘Joker’ is the most successful R-rated film ever, winning Golden Globes and amassing 11 Oscar nods. However, this bleak and gritty origin story of the iconic DC Comics villain delivers a troubling depiction of mental illness. […] Read More