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Becoming Me: The Gender Within
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 40 mins, 40 page(s)
Questioning what ultimately determines a person’s gender, this DVD features five transgender individuals discussing their personal experiences, including gender confusion, life after coming out, and family responses. For mature audiences.
(Films Media Group, 2009), 40 mins, 40 page(s)
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Changing Men: Unlearning the Behaviors of Domestic Violence
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(Films Media Group, 2008), 47 mins, 47 page(s)
This program follows the progress of three men with histories of domestic violence and antisocial behavioral issues as they participate in a behavior-change group. The DVD considers why men commit emotional and physical violence against their partners and children and examines the ways in which group therapy sessi...
(Films Media Group, 2008), 47 mins, 47 page(s)
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Dark Days: Shedding Light on Depression
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 22 mins, 22 page(s)
Examining the signs and symptoms of depression, this DVD discusses clinically recognized types of depression and explains which demographic groups are most at risk. It looks at treatments for controlling and curing depression, debunks myths about depression that prevent people from getting help, and discusses depr...
(Films Media Group, 2011), 22 mins, 22 page(s)
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Dealing With Trauma and Distress
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(Films Media Group, 2007), 15 mins, 15 page(s)
Exploring ways of managing traumatic stress, this DVD explains how to recognize signs of day-to-day stress, PTSD, and secondary symptoms of stress. It teaches how to uncover unhealthy coping mechanisms, avoid situations that trigger stress reactions, and develop positive coping strategies.
(Films Media Group, 2007), 15 mins, 15 page(s)
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The Downside of High: The Link Between Marijuana and Schizophrenia
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
This program examines research on marijuana, probing its possible link to such mental illnesses as schizophrenia and showing how its use can spark psychosis, paranoia, and hallucinations. It explains that modern growing techniques have increased the THC levels in marijuana, making it increasingly more dangerous to...
(Films Media Group, 2009), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
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Essential Counseling Skills
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(Films Media Group, 2001), 15 mins, 15 page(s)
This DVD teaches the three main skills of counseling that can be applied in such situations as dealing with an upset client, struggling with personality clashes on a team, or counseling an individual on a career.
(Films Media Group, 2001), 15 mins, 15 page(s)
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Kids on Pills: Is Ritalin Overprescribed?
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(Films Media Group, 2000), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
This program explores the conflicting opinions of psychiatrists and psychologists regarding the use of Ritalin to treat ADHD in children and considers scientific disagreement over whether the behaviors are caused by environmental factors or by a genuine brain disorder. It critiques the rush to diagnose ADHD in chi...
(Films Media Group, 2000), 44 mins, 44 page(s)
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Numb: The Problem With Antidepressants
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 1 hour 4 mins, 64 page(s)
This program follows the filmmaker as he weans himself off of an antidepressant drug because of the emotional numbness that occurred as a side effect. The DVD questions whether the pharmaceutical industry has downplayed the side effects of antidepressants and looks at theories about depression.
(Films Media Group, 2011), 1 hour 4 mins, 64 page(s)
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Sectioned: Inside Institutional Mental Healthcare
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(Films Media Group, 2010), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
Following three British men through their ordeals in a mental health facility, this DVD examines the policy of involuntary commitment. It profiles a man with paranoid schizophrenia, a man with bipolar disorder, and a man with psychotic thoughts, presenting their stories and the stories of the professionals treatin...
(Films Media Group, 2010), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
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Zimbardo Speaks: The Lucifer Effect and the Psychology of Evil
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(Films Media Group, 2008), 2 hours 7 mins, 127 page(s)
In this lecture, Philip Zimbardo addresses the human capacity for evil and shows how good people turn to evil as a product of societal institutions. Zimbardo discusses cases of abuse at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq and the genocide in Rwanda to show how situational forces affect human choices. He also considers h...
(Films Media Group, 2008), 2 hours 7 mins, 127 page(s)
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