Commentary: TV depicts strong women as neurotics

03/20/2013 | New York Times (tiered subscription model), The

While it's encouraging that many smart, competent women television characters have emerged in recent years, it's troubling that so many of these characters are depicted as being mentally unbalanced, Heather Havrilesky writes. "The suggestion in all of these shows is that a female character's flaws are inextricably linked to her strengths. Take away this pill problem or that personality disorder, and the exceptional qualities vanish as well," she writes.

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