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15 Ways to Handle Today’s Stress
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(Films Media Group), 15 page(s)
This program teaches how to deal with stress. It discusses the importance of controlling only what is possible to control, talking with others, reducing intake of caffeine, learning relaxation techniques, keeping things in perspective, learning not to dwell on problems, and laughing.
(Films Media Group), 15 page(s)
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The Age of Stress: Children Under Pressure
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(Films Media Group, 2008), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
This DVD explores children’s reactions to stress at home and school. It follows a group of 25 eight-year-olds though academic, domestic, and medical challenges, including a girl who struggles to match her brother’s scholarly abilities, a boy who is subjected to bullying, a boy who is in economically perilous c...
(Films Media Group, 2008), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
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America’s Immigration Debate
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(Films Media Group), 25 page(s)
This DVD examines the immigration debate in the U.S. It evaluates the country’s capacity for change, discusses the isolation of ethnic communities and racial definitions, and considers the lack of infrastructure in the U.S. to support immigrant integration.
(Films Media Group), 25 page(s)
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Anatomy of Hate: A Dialogue for Hope
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 1 hour 28 mins, 88 page(s)
This DVD explores the causes of hate among such groups as white supremacists, Muslim extremists, militant fundamentalist Christians, and American combatants in Iraq. The DVD features interviews with sociologists and neuroscientists who explain the psychological forces that make people become violent against other...
(Films Media Group, 2009), 1 hour 28 mins, 88 page(s)
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Anatomy of Prejudice: Jane Elliott’s Seminar on Race
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(Films Media Group), 49 page(s)
This DVD documents a diversity training seminar led by Jane Elliott that is modeled on her seminal blue-eyed/brown-eyed experiments.
(Films Media Group), 49 page(s)
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Anxiety Disorders
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(Films Media Group, 2010), 58 mins, 21 page(s)
Featuring case studies and commentary from experts, this program examines anxiety disorders, looking at causes, symptoms, and treatments for generalized anxiety, panic attacks, PTSD, obsessive-compulsive disorders, and phobias.
(Films Media Group, 2010), 58 mins, 21 page(s)
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Are You Good or Evil?
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(Films Media Group, 2011), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
This program questions whether a biological basis for moral behaviors exists and uses brain scans to compare the brains of law-abiding and criminal adults. It presents research that shows that psychopaths have abnormalities in the part of the brain that deals with emotions and impulses and it considers whether thi...
(Films Media Group, 2011), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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Asylum: A History of the Mental Institution in America
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(Films Media Group, 1989), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
Offering archival footage, interviews with former patients, and insights from mental health historians, this award-winning documentary traces the history of mental institutions in the U.S. through a detailed exploration of St. Elizabeth’s Hospital in Washington, D.C.
(Films Media Group, 1989), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
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Beauty: Survival of the Prettiest
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(Films Media Group, 2001), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
Considering the possibility that the same array of facial components sparks attraction in every culture and country, this program examines the concept of the ideal face. It explores the link between a specific set of details and deep-rooted notions of health and fertility and shows how these qualities relate to at...
(Films Media Group, 2001), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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Beyond a Joke
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(Films Media Group, 1998), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
Looking at neurological research on the area of the brain involved in laughter and humor, this program examines equivalents of human humor in apes and rats. It also considers the role of laughter in child development and looks at a controversial theory on the use of laughter in the treatment of hyperactivity.
(Films Media Group, 1998), 50 mins, 50 page(s)
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