Maybe it's because this material is Jarecki's treasure-trove, and if filming is a neurotic , obsessive-compulsive activity, Jarecki is effectively complicit in it.
While he is a sensitive and intelligent character, he is also incredibly neurotic and obsessed with his sister, Caddy.
The first thesis is that much neurotic symptomatology and indeed much so-called normal behaviour has a psychotic core.
I hope I haven't confused you too much about the difference between a psychotic and a neurotic , there is a definite difference.
King's symptoms reflect his own time just as Freud's neurotic patients described their suffering in a way that was a product of their historical period and peculiar moral and social discourse.
This, it was believed, would pacify psychotic patients and relieve extreme neurotic symptoms.
Thus, by putting the patient in contact with his phantasy world, psychoanalysis offers a special setting for a patient who is oscillating between the psychotic and the neurotic aspects of himself.
The amusing thing here, of course, is that De Niro's character in the film is clearly an obsessive, neurotic control freak who also teaches his cat to use a flush toilet.
In most of these studies the subjects were being treated for endogenous depression, neurotic depressive reaction, or psychoneurotic reaction with depression.
In Down and Out in Beverly Hills, there is even a psychoanalyst, Dr. Von Zimmer, who treats neurotic canines.