Depression and Dementors: the magic of Harry Potter and grief

Lauren Entwistle
Oct 18, 2016 · 6 min read
Harry reaching for his mother, Lily in the film adaptation of The Deathly Hallows
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“If it can, the Dementor will feed on you long enough to reduce you to something like itself… soulless and evil. You’ll be left with nothing but the worst experiences of your life.” They “freeze your insides” and most importantly: “they don’t need walls” to keep their prisoners, their prisoners become “trapped inside their own heads”.

Lauren Entwistle

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Journalist and writer-person. Also known as the female equivalent of Cameron Frye from the 1986 hit, 'Ferris Bueller's Day Off.'

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