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Autism's Prevalence Grows: 'This Is a Big Problem'
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 10 mins
The rate of autism diagnosis in American children continues to climb, according to a new Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. Jeffrey Brown discusses the latest research into the group of disorders with CDC Director Dr. Thomas Frieden and the University of Rochester Medical Center's Dr. Susan Hyman.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Jeffrey Brown, 1956- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2012), 10 mins
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How Is Gulf Coast Mentally Coping With Devastation of Two Disasters?
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Betty Ann Bowser (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2010), 9 mins
Physical damage from Hurricane Katrina is still evident in New Orleans while the psychological devastation is sometimes harder to detect. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser examines the mental impact of two disasters, Katrina and then the Gulf oil disaster, in the Greater New Orleans area.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Betty Ann Bowser (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2010), 9 mins
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In Haiti, Mental Health Still a Concern for Many Quake Survivors
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Ray Suarez, 1957- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2010), 5 mins
In the last of his week-long series of reports from Haiti, Ray Suarez examines the mental health problems survivors are having following January's devastating earthquake.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Ray Suarez, 1957- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2010), 5 mins
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Military, VA Confront Rising Suicide Rates Among Troops
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Betty Ann Bowser (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2008), 11 mins
The Army says that suicides among active duty personnel have doubled in recent years, and multiple deployments might contribute to that increase. NewsHour correspondent Betty Ann Bowser reports.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Betty Ann Bowser (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2008), 11 mins
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More U.S. Troops Died by Suicide Than in Afghanistan Combat in 2012
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Ray Suarez, 1957- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2013), 7 mins
Suicides by active duty U.S. troops last year exceeded the number of servicemen and women killed in combat in Afghanistan. Ray Suarez talks to psychiatrist and retired U.S. Army Brig. Gen. Stephen Xenakis, who says more than half of the soldiers who killed themselves had already sought help from a mental health pr...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Ray Suarez, 1957- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2013), 7 mins
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PBS NewsHour, What Quality Do The Most Successful People Share? True Grit
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with Angela Duckworth, 1970-; produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Paul Solman, 1944-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 7 mins
What makes a person successful? For Professor Angela Duckworth, the answer is grit, an intangible trait that motivates passion and perseverance. In a study at West Point, Duckworth found that grit mattered more for success than leadership ability, intelligence and physical fitness. Now, she hopes to introduce grit...
with Angela Duckworth, 1970-; produced by NewsHour Productions; interview by Paul Solman, 1944-, in PBS NewsHour (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2021), 7 mins
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The Science of Using Your Expectations to Relieve Pain
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produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 5 mins
Traditional healing is used around the world, from acupuncture to laying of hands to yoga. How do these alternative remedies work to heal the body and the brain? As part of our series ScienceScope and in cooperation with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, the NewsHour’s Nsikan Akpan ventures to Oaxaca, Mex...
produced by NewsHour Productions (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2018), 5 mins
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Survivors of Virginia Tech Shootings Face Long Road to Normalcy
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Tom Bearden (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2007), 7 mins
As classes resumed at Virginia Tech, survivors of the April 16 shootings worked to get back to their normal routines, a difficult task for communities affected by tragedy such as Columbine High School in Colorado. The NewsHour reports on the struggle to adjust.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Tom Bearden (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2007), 7 mins
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California Program Stresses Early Detection, Treatment of Mental Illness
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Spencer Michels, fl. 1983 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 10 mins
Spencer Michels reports on a California organization working to identify mental illness in young people before their problems become worse.
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Spencer Michels, fl. 1983 (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2011), 10 mins
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Study Shows Many Teens at Risk for Suicidal Behavior Despite Mental Health Help
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produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Gwen Ifill, 1955- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2013), 8 mins
A new study shows most teenagers who think about or attempt suicide have already had mental health treatment. Gwen Ifill talks to Dr. Timothy Lineberry of the Mayo Clinic and Drexel University psychologist Brian Daly about concerns over the effectiveness of current clinical treatment programs to prevent adolescent...
produced by Public Broadcasting Service; interview by Gwen Ifill, 1955- (Arlington, VA: NewsHour Productions, 2013), 8 mins
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