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X Factor contestants to receive more psychological support

The Guardian reports that TalkbackThames, the prodco behind both X Factor and Britain's Got Talent, is offering more psychological support in light of the criticism the show received for Susan Boyle's collapse and admission to a private clinic. All contestants will receive psychological appraisals and a psychologist will be on set.
August 19, 2009

The Guardian reports that TalkbackThames, the prodco behind both X Factor and Britain’s Got Talent, is offering more psychological support in light of the criticism the show received for Susan Boyle’s collapse and admission to a private clinic. All contestants will receive psychological appraisals and a psychologist will be on set.

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Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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