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The Horror Paradox: Why Being Scared Can Feel Good


The Greatest Films http://www.filmsite.org

Mental Health America http://www.mentalhealthamerica.net


Canadian Psychological Association http://www.cpa.ca

Horror Movies http://www.horror-movies.ca


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Bloodlust or bloodless? Horror film love runs deep. Live Science website. Available at: http://www.livescience.com/8859-bloodlust-bloodless-horror-film-love-runs-deep.html. Accessed December 11, 2013.

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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 Decembe 11, 2013.

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