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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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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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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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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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23: Depression and Suicide Faces
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edited by Erika L. Rosenberg and Paul Ekman, 1934-; with Michael Heller and Veronique Haynal; in What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Encoding System (FACS) (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2005, originally published 1997), 496-505
edited by Erika L. Rosenberg and Paul Ekman, 1934-; with Michael Heller and Veronique Haynal; in What the Face Reveals: Basic and Applied Studies of Spontaneous Expression Using the Facial Action Encoding System (FACS) (New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 2005, originally published 1997), 496-505
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World of Abnormal Psychology, 1, Looking at Abnormal Behavior
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produced by Kevin Dawkins, Alvin H. Perlmutter, Inc. and Toby Levine Communications, in World of Abnormal Psychology, 1 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1992), 58 mins

The program visits the Jackson Memorial Hospital Crisis Center in Miami, where suicidal, depressed, and schizophrenic patients meet with psychologists, psychiatrists, and social workers to assess the nature and seriousness of their problems. It also introduces the various theories used to explain and treat abnorma...

produced by Kevin Dawkins, Alvin H. Perlmutter, Inc. and Toby Levine Communications, in World of Abnormal Psychology, 1 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1992), 58 mins
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