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After a Suicide
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written by Diane Conn; produced by Diane Conn (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 22 mins
When the filmmaker's mother committed suicide two weeks before her eighteenth birthday, she felt tremendous guilt and shame about the suicide. It was years before she could say out loud "My mother killed herself." She lived her life as if nothing had happened. But when she tried to commit suicide herself, she real...
written by Diane Conn; produced by Diane Conn (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 22 mins
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Brainstorm
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produced by Lina Safro (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 53 mins
Winston Churchill described it as "staring the black dog in the eye." Author William Styron refers to it as "darkness visible" and singer Tim Finn, as "dirty creature." They are among the surprisingly high number of people who have experienced depression, a mood disorder thought to be caused by a chemical disturba...
produced by Lina Safro (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1998), 53 mins
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Bundle of Blues
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written by Serena Down; directed by Serena Down; with Shoshana Bennett and Pec Indman (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2005), 14 mins
BUNDLE OF BLUES By Serena Down. Women who experience postpartum mood disorders can feel that they are all alone, but postpartum depression actually may affect as many as one in five new mothers. Janice first experienced extreme anxiety attacks about three months after her delivery. "I felt like a freight train ca...
written by Serena Down; directed by Serena Down; with Shoshana Bennett and Pec Indman (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2005), 14 mins
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Despair
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produced by Harriet Koskoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 3 mins
Horizons narrow for those overshadowed by depression. It shapes a life of reduced expectations, compromised talents and unfulfilled emotional relationships. It erodes self-esteem. Despair is the first full-length documentary about depression to consider the pervasive mood disorder from multi-ethnic viewpoints. In...
produced by Harriet Koskoff (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1996), 1 hour 3 mins
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Hidden Wounds
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written by Iris Adler; produced by Iris Adler (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2006), 57 mins
HIDDEN WOUNDS A FILM BY IRIS ADLER “I am grateful to NECN for having the courage to produce such an important documentry. It is something every man or woman returning home from war should be required to see.” The Honorable John F. Kerry, United States Senate The psychological wounds suffered by veterans ret...
written by Iris Adler; produced by Iris Adler (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2006), 57 mins
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Intervention, 3, Tamela and Jerrie
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produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 49 mins
A child abuse survivor tries to overcome her self-destructive habits. Reality TV at its most unvarnished and gripping. An interventionist confronts a Vicodin addict. Watch as addicts and their families confront the compulsions that are destroying their lives. In INTERVENTION, people confront their darkest demons...
produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 3 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2005), 49 mins
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Intervention, 42, Laney
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produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 42 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 51 mins
Ravaged by six years of alcoholism, Laney's liver is only functioning at 20%. Though she has a loving family, and vast amounts of money, she is suicidal. Her family must intervene before the alcohol or her actions take the final toll on her body. 36-year old Laney is well-spoken, outgoing, and wealthy. Her alcoho...
produced by Sam Mettler, fl. 2001, in Intervention, 42 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2006), 51 mins
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Secret Fear
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written by Sarah Barton, fl. 1994; directed by Sarah Barton, fl. 1994; produced by Eva Orner, 1969- (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 1997), 52 mins
SECRET FEAR By Eva Omer and Sarah Barton. From Oscar-winning producer Eva Omer (Taxi to the Dark Side), this documentary explores the full spectrum of anxiety-related disorders. Everyone experiences anxiety at some stage in their lives, but for an estimated ten percent of the population, anxiety will become debil...
written by Sarah Barton, fl. 1994; directed by Sarah Barton, fl. 1994; produced by Eva Orner, 1969- (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 1997), 52 mins
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Suicide & Self Mutilation
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written by Jack Klott; presented by Jack Klott (PESI Inc., 2011), 5 hours 45 mins
Suicide and self-mutilation have been viewed as correlated dynamics of the human condition. Effective assessment and treatment relies on exploring the distinct nature of each behavior and how they differ based on the goal and outcome each behavior is designed to achieve. Jack Klott—using case studies taken from...
written by Jack Klott; presented by Jack Klott (PESI Inc., 2011), 5 hours 45 mins
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Teen Depression
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written by Eric Marciano; directed by Eric Marciano; produced by Jill Feyer and Eric Marciano (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2010), 37 mins
Teen Depression This film takes viewers on a journey through the lives of four teens dealing with depresion. This is intertwined with advice from two experienced mental health professionals: Dr. Moira Rynn, an Associate Psychiatrist at Columbia University and Ernest P.S. Smith, a Psychoanalyst based in New York Ci...
written by Eric Marciano; directed by Eric Marciano; produced by Jill Feyer and Eric Marciano (Falls Church, VA: Landmark Media, 2010), 37 mins
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