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Conduct Disorder

This Boy’s Life (1993)

Schizotypal Personality

Taxi Driver (1976)


Dead Poets Society (1989)
The Slender Thread (1965)
What's Eating Gilbert Grape? (1993)
Whose Life Is It Anyway? (1981)


Gender Dysphoria

Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert, The (1994)
A Girl Like Me: Gwen Araujo Story (2006)
Boys Don't Cry (1999)
Boy Meets Girl (2014)
Gun Hill Road (2011)
Hedwig and the Angry Inch (2001)
Ma Vie en Rose (1997)
Pay It No Mind: Marsha P. Johnson (2012)
Transamericana (2005)



400 Blows, The (1959)
Kids (1995)
Los Olvidados/The Young And The Damned (1950, Spanish)
Pixote (1981, Portuguese)
Rebel Without A Cause (1955)