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Why Can’t a Woman Succeed Like a Man?
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(Films Media Group), 60 page(s)
This DVD questions whether women can, should, or even desire to “have it all” by pursuing a career and raising a family. It examines gender inequality and looks at the societal assumption that women should be responsible for child rearing.
(Films Media Group), 60 page(s)
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Why Do We Dream?
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(Films Media Group, 2008), 51 mins, 51 page(s)
Featuring case studies, this DVD considers the impact of dreams on memories, learning, and mental health. Contrasting dreams during REM and non-REM sleep, the program examines the functions of the amygdala and investigates the link between dreams and real-life events. It also considers the phenomenon of nightmares...
(Films Media Group, 2008), 51 mins, 51 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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Biculturalism and Acculturation Among Latinos
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(Films Media Group, 1991), 28 mins, 28 page(s)
This program shows how Latinos struggle to preserve their heritage while facing pressures to assimilate into the dominant U.S. culture. Recommended, Video Rating Guide and The American Film & Video Review.
(Films Media Group, 1991), 28 mins, 28 page(s)
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The Biological Mind: Deeply Depressed
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(Films Media Group, 2006), 46 mins, 46 page(s)
Considering the evidence that chronic depression is a physical disease, this program explores vulnerability to depression, outlines the symptoms of the disease, and looks at treatments involving psychotherapy and antidepressants. The DVD discusses brain biochemistry and offers stories of individuals grappling with...
(Films Media Group, 2006), 46 mins, 46 page(s)
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The Blending of Culture: Latino Influence on America
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(Films Media Group, 2001), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
This program considers how Cuban, Puerto Rican, and Mexican-American cultures influence such sectors of U.S. society as entertainment, politics, and economics. It covers key issues, including the history of Latinos in the U.S. and U.S. immigration laws. The DVD features interviews with Latino university presidents...
(Films Media Group, 2001), 30 mins, 30 page(s)
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Borderless: The Lives of Undocumented Workers
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(Films Media Group, 2006), 27 mins, 27 page(s)
This program explores the personal, social, and economic struggles of undocumented workers in the U.S. and Canada and exposes the hidden costs of sustaining a first-world economy. The DVD profiles two non-status migrant laborers.
(Films Media Group, 2006), 27 mins, 27 page(s)
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Brainwaves: Electroshock Therapy
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(Films Media Group, 1991), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
This DVD presents an overview of the history of treatments for medical illness, from the crude methods of the Middle Ages to 20th-century breakthroughs in the understanding of brain function. It looks at patients undergoing electric shock therapy before and after treatment, discussing the pros and cons of this app...
(Films Media Group, 1991), 1 hour, 60 page(s)
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Breaking the Cycle of Abuse
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 39 mins, 39 page(s)
Child behavior experts believe that one in three people who were abused as children will use physical force on their own children. This program follows three primary caregivers of young children as they participate in a mentoring program for at-risk caregivers. Featuring expert Alan Kazdin, the DVD shows how the c...
(Films Media Group, 2009), 39 mins, 39 page(s)
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Case Studies in Childhood Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
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(Films Media Group, 2009), 38 mins, 38 page(s)
This DVD profiles three children, ages 9, 13, and 15, who have obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD). It follows their treatments and explores the stigma associated with OCD. Recommended, Science Books & Films.
(Films Media Group, 2009), 38 mins, 38 page(s)
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