7.0/10
2,289
25 user 5 critic

Mental 

The psychiatrist seeking to save his sister as well his patients while using any means necessary.
Reviews

Episodes

Seasons


Years



1  
2009  
1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

Photos

Edit

Cast

Series cast summary:
Chris Vance ...  Jack Gallagher / ... 13 episodes, 2009
Jacqueline McKenzie ...  Veronica Hayden-Jones / ... 13 episodes, 2009
Marisa Ramirez ...  Dr. Chloe Artis 13 episodes, 2009
Derek Webster ...  Dr. Carl Belle / ... 13 episodes, 2009
Nicholas Gonzalez ...  Arturo Suarez / ... 13 episodes, 2009
Annabella Sciorra ...  Nora Skoff 12 episodes, 2009
Edwin Hodge ...  Malcolm Darius Washington 12 episodes, 2009
Learn more

More Like This 

Mental (2012)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

A charismatic, crazy hothead transforms a family's life when she becomes the nanny of five girls whose mother has cracked from her husband's political ambitions and his infidelity.

Director: P.J. Hogan
Stars: Toni Collette, Anthony LaPaglia, Liev Schreiber
Sanctuary (2008–2011)
Action | Drama | Fantasy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

Stem cells, gene therapy, transplants, and cloning have changed the definition of "humanity" in the modern world, but the darker side contains monsters that only few are brave enough to face, because the future lies in their hands.

Stars: Amanda Tapping, Robin Dunne, Christopher Heyerdahl
Alcatraz (2012)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

In 1963, all the prisoners and guards mysteriously disappear from Alcatraz. In the present day, they resurface and a secret agency are tasked with re-capturing them.

Stars: Sarah Jones, Jorge Garcia, Jonny Coyne
Perception (2012–2015)
Crime | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Dr. Daniel Pierce is an eccentric neuropsychiatrist who uses his unique outlook to help the federal government solve complex criminal cases.

Stars: Eric McCormack, Rachael Leigh Cook, Kelly Rowan
Three Rivers (2009–2010)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

Three Rivers is about the lives of organ donors, the doctors, and recipients of the organs at Three Rivers, a preeminent transplant hospital in Pittsburgh. Dr. Andy Yablonski is the leader ... See full summary »

Stars: Alex O'Loughlin, Katherine Moennig, Daniel Henney
Royal Pains (2009–2016)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  

An unfairly discredited but brilliant diagnostic surgeon winds up working with his cheesy brother in the Hamptons as a concierge doctor to the uber-rich and ultra-elite.

Stars: Mark Feuerstein, Paulo Costanzo, Reshma Shetty
Graceland (2013–2015)
Action | Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A rookie FBI agent is sent to a house for undercover agents in Southern California, where he is trained by a former legend FBI agent.

Stars: Daniel Sunjata, Aaron Tveit, Vanessa Ferlito
Mental (TV Series 2019)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8/10 X  
Stars: Marie-Aude Barrez, Alicia Hava, Louis Peres
Reverie (TV Series 2018)
Drama | Sci-Fi | Thriller
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.6/10 X  

A former hostage negotiator takes a job retrieving people who are lost in a virtual reality program.

Stars: Sarah Shahi, Dennis Haysbert, Sendhil Ramamurthy
Being Human (2011–2014)
Drama | Fantasy | Horror
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Three twenty-somethings share a house and try to live a normal life despite being a ghost, a werewolf, and a vampire.

Stars: Sam Witwer, Meaghan Rath, Sam Huntington
Hemlock Grove (2013–2015)
Drama | Horror | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Secrets are just part of daily life in the small Pennsylvania town of Hemlock Grove,where the darkest evils hide in plain sight.

Stars: Famke Janssen, Bill Skarsgård, Landon Liboiron
Jericho (2006–2008)
Action | Drama | Mystery
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

A small town in Kansas is literally left in the dark after seeing a mushroom cloud over near-by Denver, Colorado. The townspeople struggle to find answers about the blast and solutions on how to survive.

Stars: Skeet Ulrich, Lennie James, Ashley Scott
Edit

Storyline

The psychiatrist seeking to save his sister as well his patients while using any means necessary.

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Taglines:

There Is No Mystery Greater Than The Human Mind

Genres:

Drama

Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Final television appearance of David Carradine. See more »

Connections

Version of Mentes en shock (2011) See more »

User Reviews

 
Shrink MD
13 August 2009 | by xvorazSee all my reviews

Psychiatry and psychology is a hot topic these days. We had to wait for too long for a psych series to come out. We had a psych thread in Sopranos, it was great but it was not the core of it. We have In Treatment which I find fascinating. But this comment is not about it...

So lets have an old, inhuman psychiatric ward. Filled with doctors and patients with various kinds and sorts of problems. And lets put a messiah doctor inside who is kind with patients and will carry out a revolution. And we also need special and fascinating cases from the broad range of psychiatry.

Hm.. sounds good. Except... We have seen something like this. Ah yes it is House MD. One of the first and still best 'new line' series. Is it a good idea to copy a leading show? Hm... maybe but then you have to accentuate the differences and you have to make it a quality product. Unfortunately MENTAL failed in both of these aspects.

As a med student and aspiring psychiatrist I can say the medical cases are of varying degrees crap. But of course I am the only one who might be disturbed by this.

The characters are 2D. Simple and uninteresting. There is nothing interesting about acting or visuals. The overall plot about the evil doctor conspiring against our precious good doctor is childish and too simple. To tell the truth I lost interest before it could turn out what is up with Mr. psychiatrist and his not answering ex. sorry...

I was really enthusiastic about this show because it is about a psych ward. I tried really hard to enjoy it. But failed. I think you will also fail to do so....


9 of 26 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you? | Report this
Review this title | See all 25 user reviews »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
Edit

Details

Country:

USA | Colombia | Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

26 May 2009 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Mental See more »

Filming Locations:

Bogotá, Colombia See more »

Company Credits

Show more on IMDbPro »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

(13 episodes)

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See full technical specs »

Contribute to This Page

We've Got Your Streaming Picks Covered

Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist.



Recently Viewed