Appealing Korean Dramas focusing on mental health problems
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Appealing Korean Dramas focusing on mental health problems

Kill Me, Heal Me,' Cha Do Hyun suffers from dissociative identity disorder 

Appealing Korean Dramas focusing on mental health problems

Mental health and its consequences have been brought to the forefront by Korean dramas. Even though it is still considered taboo, watching television shows and movies is a fantastic way to raise awareness about mental health issues. Over the years, numerous South Korean dramas touched the issue through their characters, sparking a conversation about mental health complexity and disorders. Here are five must-watch Korean dramas that addressed mental health issues with convincing characters and plots.

Our Blues

One of the most anticipated Korean dramas - "Our Blues." Autism, depression, fractured family relationships, unintended pregnancy, and other mental health difficulties are portrayed in the drama.

SKY Castle 

Yum Jung Ah, Lee Tae Ran, Yoon Se Ah, and Oh Na Ra head the cast of 'SKY Castle'. This drama drew attention to the pressure and emotional anguish that South Korean students face as a result of the intense competition. The drama triggered national discussions on how to address student issues. It increased awareness and focus on students who are under pressure to perform well academically, particularly in South Korea. 

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Extraordinary Attorney Woo

Park Eun-bin portrays an intelligent autistic attorney who confronts the difficulties of autism in the courtroom. The story's protagonist is a gifted young person with Asperger's syndrome. As a young counsel, she gained employment at Hanbada, one of the top law firms in South Korea. While battling prejudice from her coworkers and clients, she encounters individuals who sincerely care about and support her.

Kill Me, Heal Me

In the K-drama 'Kill Me, Heal Me,' Cha Do Hyun suffers from dissociative identity disorder as a consequence of a traumatic childhood incident and undergoes a recovery process. This now gives him seven personas. Despite years of therapy and treatment, his problems have not improved. 'Kill Me Heal Me' demonstrates how difficult it is to overcome mental obstacles, but through sheer determination and perseverance, the protagonist can do so, making this film an absolute must-see.

 It's Okay To Not Be Okay

This drama covers the ups and downs of those who battle to come to terms with their pasts through the narrative of a psychiatrist and a writer with a traumatic past. In addition to its intriguing narrative, this drama is renowned for its depiction of the issue of mental health and various types of mental illness. If you have not yet watched 'It's Okay to Not Be Okay,' you should add it to your watch list.