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Keeping Kids Healthy, 1, Clinical Depression in Children
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directed by Dan Glovach; produced by Mercedes Leigh Johnson, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 1 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2004), 22 mins
More than three million teens in this country suffer from Depression. It is an illness that requires treatment with medication or therapy. But how can parents tell the difference? You'll hear from two experts about how to recognize the warning signs of teen depression. And you'll also hear from two courageous youn...
directed by Dan Glovach; produced by Mercedes Leigh Johnson, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 1 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2004), 22 mins
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Keeping Kids Healthy, 2, Dealing With Postpartum Depression
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in Keeping Kids Healthy, 2 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2006), 15 mins
Becoming a new mother is supposed to be a wonderful time of joy and fulfillment. But for many women, it can be a time of fear, shame and terrible despair. It's called postpartum depression, and it's more than just the 'baby blues'. It's a devastating condition that, left untreated, can have lasting effects on the...
in Keeping Kids Healthy, 2 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2006), 15 mins
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Keeping Kids Healthy, 3, Bipolar Disorder in Children
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in Keeping Kids Healthy, 3 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2005), 41 mins
One minute your child is on top of the world -- giddy with laughter, full of energy and confidence. The next, he's raging, or crying, or talking of suicide. There might be tantrums, even threats or acts of violence. What's going on? The answer might - might - be bipolar disorder (formerly called 'manic depression'...
in Keeping Kids Healthy, 3 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2005), 41 mins
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Keeping Kids Healthy, 4, Self-Injury in Children
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directed by Dan Glovach; produced by Karin Attonito, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 4 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2005), 29 mins
Could your child be intentionally cutting or burning herself without your knowledge? It's called self-injury or self-mutilation, and you need to know about it, because the practice is on the rise. It's defined as a deliberate harming of your own body without a conscious attempt at suicide. Meet a young woman who i...
directed by Dan Glovach; produced by Karin Attonito, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 4 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2005), 29 mins
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Keeping Kids Healthy, 5, Teen Suicide: The Silent Epidemic
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directed by Dan Glovach; produced by Karin Attonito, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 5 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2002), 19 mins
What can you do if your teen is thinking about suicide? How can you even know? Meet a teenage girl who has attempted suicide three times. She describes in chilling detail what drove her to try to kill herself, and joins her doctor in providing practical suggestions that parents can use to detect and prevent suicid...
directed by Dan Glovach; produced by Karin Attonito, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 5 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2002), 19 mins
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Keeping Kids Healthy, 6, ADHD: What It Is, What It Isn't
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written by Winnie King; directed by Dan Glovach; presented by Winnie King; produced by Mercedes Leigh Johnson, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 6 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2005), 16 mins
What's the difference between a rambunctious kid with lots of energy and a kid with ADHD? A home of a family with an ADHD teenager, shows us what ADHD behaviors are and how they affect the family. Then, find out from the experts what the symptoms are, how it's diagnosed, and what parents can do to advocate for the...
written by Winnie King; directed by Dan Glovach; presented by Winnie King; produced by Mercedes Leigh Johnson, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 6 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2005), 16 mins
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Keeping Kids Healthy, 7, Adolescent Onset Schizophrenia: 1 in 100 Young People
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written by Winnie King; presented by Winnie King, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 7 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2008), 28 mins
Unlike schizophrenia that strikes in very early childhood, the adolescent-onset variety is frequently highly treatable, and young people have a greater likelihood of fully regaining their lives. But it's up to their families to act quickly and decisively - to recognize the symptoms, and be relentless in getting an...
written by Winnie King; presented by Winnie King, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 7 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2008), 28 mins
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Keeping Kids Healthy, 8, Childhood Onset Schizophrenia: A Life Interrupted
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produced by Tami Yeager, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 8 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2008), 29 mins
Schizophrenia generally does strike young people, rather than adults; but it doesn’t usually appear in children before they reach their teens. But when it does, it's even more devastating than in an older child, and you need to get expert help immediately. In this program, you'll see what happened when one famil...
produced by Tami Yeager, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 8 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2008), 29 mins
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Keeping Kids Healthy, 9, Recognizing Borderline Personality Disorder in Children
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in Keeping Kids Healthy, 9 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2006), 27 mins
Could your child's explosiveness and impulsive behavior be a sign of 'borderline personality disorder'? Are you frequently confronted with intense rages, hostility, over sensitivity and overreaction, or self-injurious behavior like cutting, burning, or substance abuse? These are some of the signs of a little under...
in Keeping Kids Healthy, 9 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2006), 27 mins
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Keeping Kids Healthy, 10, Depression & Anti-Depressants in Teens
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directed by Dan Glovach; produced by Elizabeth Hummer, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 10 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2005), 29 mins
Clinical depression is a devastating and potentially dangerous level of depression that can actually lead to suicide in children and adolescents. Join leading psychiatrists, researchers, and government panelists in the field -- to learn how to provide the critical help that your child needs while safeguarding her...
directed by Dan Glovach; produced by Elizabeth Hummer, in Keeping Kids Healthy, 10 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2005), 29 mins
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