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Sunny Intervals and Showers  -  Living with Bipolar Disorder
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written by Jonathan Goodman Levitt, fl. 2003; directed by Jonathan Goodman Levitt, fl. 2003; produced by Jonathan Goodman Levitt, fl. 2003 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 6 mins
Dr. Allan Levi is suspended from work and in trouble at home due to his episodes of manic depressive illness (Bipolar Disorder). Filmed in the year after Allan's diagnosis, Sunny Intervals is an intimate and ironic portrait of a marriage and a family in crisis. Endearing yet self-obsessed, Allan leaves a care...
written by Jonathan Goodman Levitt, fl. 2003; directed by Jonathan Goodman Levitt, fl. 2003; produced by Jonathan Goodman Levitt, fl. 2003 (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 2006), 1 hour 6 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 depress...
in Keeping Kids Healthy, 3 (Millis, MA: Aquarius Health Care Media, 2005), 41 mins
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World of Abnormal Psychology, 8, Mood Disorders
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produced by Megan Cogswell, fl. 1986, Toby Levine Communications and Alvin H. Perlmutter, Inc., in World of Abnormal Psychology, 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1992), 59 mins

Depression is one of the most common psychological problems. In this program, psychologists and biologists look at the causes and treatment of both depression and bipolar disorder and show the progress that has been made in helping people return to productive and satisfying lives.

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produced by Megan Cogswell, fl. 1986, Toby Levine Communications and Alvin H. Perlmutter, Inc., in World of Abnormal Psychology, 8 (District of Columbia: Annenberg Learner, 1992), 59 mins
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Good Days, Bad Days
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directed by Krista Ledbetter and Gary Ledbetter (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2007), 22 mins
This intimate documentary profiles individuals who love and support someone struggling with mental illness, examining the profound impact that these disorders can have on other family members. A devoted mother supports her daughter, who has bipolar disorder, and talks about ways that we can all help our rela...
directed by Krista Ledbetter and Gary Ledbetter (Boston, MA: Fanlight Productions, 2007), 22 mins
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Through Madness
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with Kenneth Paul Rosenberg; produced by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 36 mins
This penetrating documentary de-mystifies psychotic illnesses such as schizophrenia and manic depression, and humanizes those who suffer from them. It is essential viewing for mental health professionals and students who need to understand mental illness, as well as for general audiences. In this half-hour program...
with Kenneth Paul Rosenberg; produced by Kenneth Paul Rosenberg (New York, NY: Filmakers Library, 1993), 1 hour 36 mins
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When Medicine Got it Wrong
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directed by Laura Murray and Katie Cadigan (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 55 mins
WHEN MEDICINE GOT IT WRONG In 1974 a small group of parents became the first in the nation to publicly refuse blame for causing their children to have schizophrenia. They formed Parents of Adult Schizophrenics and their activism led to parents around the nation demanding changes in how the disease is understood an...
directed by Laura Murray and Katie Cadigan (Watertown, MA: Documentary Educational Resources (DER), 2009), 55 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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Frontline, The New Asylums
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directed by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015; produced by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2005), 57 mins
Emmy Nominated! There are nearly half a million mentally ill people serving time in America's prisons and jails. As sheriffs and prison wardens become the unexpected and ill-equipped gatekeepers of this burgeoning population, they raise a troubling new concern: are jails and prisons America's new asylums? FRONTLIN...
directed by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015; produced by Karen O'Connor, fl. 1990-2015 and Miri Navasky, fl. 1992-2015, in Frontline (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), 2005), 57 mins
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