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PureSoulless:

Explain psychological horror.

MAGABACK:

Psychological Horror is a very popular sub-genre of horror among horror fans. This sub-genre focuses on mental, psychological, and emotional states that the characters go through, using them as a way to relate and scare the audience simultaneously.

Aliciaa:

Psychological horror usually aims to create discomfort or dread by exposing common or universal psychological and emotional vulnerabilities/fears and revealing the darker parts of the human psyche that most people may repress or deny. focuses on mental, psychological, and emotional states that the characters go through, using them as a way to relate and scare the audience simultaneously. There's no evidence that watching monsters or slashers will have a negative long-term effect on mental health for most people. But for some people, horror movies can definitely key up your anxiety in the short term.

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