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Absolutely Safe: A Documentary Film
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Call Number: DVD 2009-49
Description: An open-minded approach to the controversy over breast implant safety.
Keywords: Carol Ciancutti-Leyva; Body Image in Women; Health

All of Us: Emergency Edition
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Call Number: DVD 2008-72
Description: Dr. Mehret Mandefro embarks on a research project to find out why African American women are being infected with the HIV virus at an alarming rate.
Keywords: AIDS; Emily Abt

Altered States: A History of Drug Use in America
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Call Number: DVD 2007-274
Description: Drug use and abuse in America, including tobacco alcohol, caffiene, opium and other substances; indicates that drug use has been a problem throughout U.S. social history.
Keywords: Drug Abuse

Alzheimer's: A Practical Guide
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Call Number: VCR 95-5
Description: Guide to patient care for Alzheimer's patients.
Keywords: Medical/ Health

Assessment & Management of Stuttering in Children
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Call Number: VCR 90-46
Description: Focuses on assessment procedure, interpretation of results, and management options for the child who stutters.
Keywords: Children, Education

Asylum: A History of the Mental Institution in America
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Call Number: DVD 2006-104
Description: Brings to light the complex and controversial history of the mental institution in the United States.
Keywords: Mental Institutions

Atlas of Dynamic Laryngeal Pathology
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Call Number: VCR 97-13
Description: Diagnostics of laryngeal pathology; Oversize
Keywords: Medical/Health

Autism Spectrum Disorders
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Call Number: DVD 2008-113
Description: Dr. Mulick works with a mother of a 10-year-old boy who has been diagnosed with autism.
Keywords: Asperger's Syndrome; James Mulick

Cannabis: The Evil Weed
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Call Number: DVD 2010-70
Description: Tracing the birthplace of the humble plant to Kazakhstan in Central Asia, addiction specialist Dr. John Marsden guides viewers through several topics and issues including links between THC and schizophrenia; experiments on mice suggesting cannabis-related cognitive impairment; the development of Sativex, a cannabis-derived medicine; and the California dispensary system, which bears some resemblance to the legalization of marijuana.
Keywords: BBC; Annabel Gillings; Drugs; Marijuana

Changin Lives
Series Title: Moyers on addiction: Close to Home
Call Number: DVD 2006-118 v.3
Description: Volume 3: Bill Moyers interviews recovering addicts at the Ridgeview Institute.
Keywords: Addiction

Circuits of Fear: Anxiety Disorders
Series Title: Fires of the Mind
Call Number: DVD 2006-207 v.3
Description: Examines panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and post-traumatic stress disorder, and spotlights therapies that are leading the way to recovery.
Keywords: Brain Disorders

Cocaine War: Lost in Bolivia
Series Title: ABC News: Nightline
Call Number: VCR 93-30
Description: Drug Enforcement Agency operations in Bolivia, the country that produces much of the cocaine used in the U.S.
Keywords: Bolivia: Narcotics

Counseling Process - Parent Reaction to Stuttering
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Call Number: VCR 91- 8
Description: Importance of counseling & parent involvement for children who stutter.
Keywords: Children, Medical/Health

Cracked, Not Broken: One Woman's Struggle with Addiction and Recovery
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Call Number: DVD 2010-61
Description: Filmmaker Paul Perrier interviews a family friend, crack cocaine-addicted Lisa in her dingy hotel room where she prostitutes herself to earn the money she needs to buy drugs.
Keywords: Substance Abuse; Drug Addiction

Crank: Darkness on the Edge of Town
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Call Number: DVD 2010-60
Description: Measures meth's impact on a Tennessee town.
Keywords: Todd Jarrell; Drug Addiction

Creating All-Around Wellness
Series Title: Total Health
Call Number: DVD 2007-291
Description: 8-part series, blending interviews, text and graphics, about the various elements required for true wellness: physical, mental, emotional, spiritual, social, and environmental well-being.
Keywords: Psychology

Critical Condition: America's Obesity Crisis
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Call Number: DVD 2008-191
Description: Correlation between being poor and obesity.
Keywords: Nutrition; Ted Koppel

Dancing from the Inside Out
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Call Number: VCR 2000-261
Description: Members of AXIS Dance Troupe (handicapped dancers) tell their stories.
Keywords: Documentary; Dance for the Handicapped

Dark Voices: Schizophrenia
Series Title: Fires of the Mind
Call Number: DVD 2006-207 v.1
Description: Demonstrates how schizophrenia touches the lives of patients and their families while examining the disease's etiology, pathology, and treatment success.
Keywords: Brain Disorders

Depression with Older Adults
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Call Number: DVD 2008-142
Description: Peter A. Lichtenberg demonstrates his multimodal approach to treating depression.
Keywords: Mental Health; Geriatric psychiatry

Dreams: Theater of the Night
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Call Number: DVD 2006-100
Description: An examination of the facts and theories about the nature and purpose of dreams.
Keywords: Dreams and Dreaming

Eating Alabama
Series Title: 2012
Call Number: DVD 2014-188
Description: Why food matters. A native Alabamian and his wife decide to eat like their grandparents did.
Keywords: Agriculture

Eating Alaska
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Call Number: DVD 2010-59
Description: Connection to where we live and what foods are available locally. What happens to a vegetarian who moves to the Alaskan Frontier.
Keywords: Ellen Frankenstein; Agriculture

Eating Disorders: The Hunger Within
Series Title: ABC News
Call Number: DVD 2006-98
Description: Profile of the Montreux Counseling Center, which offers alternative treatments for eating disorders.
Keywords: Eating Disorders

Flight from Despair: Depression and Mania
Series Title: Fires of the Mind
Call Number: DVD 2006-207 v.2
Description: Patients and their loved ones relate stories of life with depression, bipolar disorder, and other mood-related conditions.
Keywords: Brain Disorders

Food, Inc.
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Call Number: DVD 2010-9
Description: An unflattering look inside America's corporate controlled food industry.
Keywords: Agriculture; Food Industry; Robert Kenner

Fork Over Knives
Series Title: (2011)
Call Number: DVD 2014-96
Description: Dr. T. Colin Campbell and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn examine the claim that most if not all degenerative diseases that afflict us can be controlled, or even reversed, by rejecting animal-based and processed foods.
Keywords: Health; Nutrition

From Depression to Discovery: A Teenager's Guidebook
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Call Number: DVD 2006-216
Description: Shatters some common misconceptions about depression, helping young viewers recognize its symptoms; the latest forms of treatment are also explored.
Keywords: Depression in Adolescence

Healthy Typing
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Call Number: DVD 2009-157
Description: Founder Edna Golandsky shows how to prevent computer-related injuries using the MoveRight system.
Keywords: Health; Computers

Hijacked Brain
Series Title: Moyers on Addiction: Close to Home
Call Number: DVD 2006-118 v.2
Description: Volume 2: Bill Moyers observes scientists researching the theory that addiction is a brain disease.
Keywords: Addiction

Imagining Robert: My Brother, Madness, and Suvival
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Call Number: DVD 2006-97
Description: A profile of brothers Robert and Jay Neugeboren, as they cope with Robert's long-term mental illness.
Keywords: Mental Illness

Invisible Wall: Autism
Series Title: Fires of the Mind
Call Number: DVD 2006-207 v.4
Description: Explains the physiology of autism using computer animation; highlights case studies that demonstrate promising intervention techniques.
Keywords: Brain Disorders

Laryngeal Dissection
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Call Number: VCR 90-39
Description: Anatomy of the larynx.
Keywords: Medical/ Health

Life Worth Living: Pushing the Limits of Duchenne
Series Title: 2012
Call Number: DVD 2014-30
Description: Follows Jon Hastie, who has the progressive muscle degeneration disease Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy, as he travels to meet with six others who also live with the disease and seek to live their lives to the fullest.
Keywords: Documentary

Living with ADHD
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Call Number: DVD 2006-107
Description: Describes new medical strategies to help children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD.
Keywords: Children with ADHD

Madness: A History
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Call Number: DVD 2006-96
Description: Follows the long road to understanding and treating mental illness.
Keywords: Mental Illness

Marijuana: A Chronic History
Series Title: 2010
Call Number: DVD 2011-21
Description: History of marijuana in America, particularly its medicinal purposes and legalization, covering both sides of the debate.
Keywords: Television Program

Measuring Success in Treatment for Autism
Series Title: ABC News
Call Number: DVD 2006-99
Description: Focuses on the successes and frustrations involved in using ABA therapy for the treatment of autism.
Keywords: Autism

Meth Epidemic
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Call Number: DVD 2008-91
Description: The Oregonian investigates America's addiction to meth and exposes the conflict between the illegal drug trade and the legitimate three-billion-dollar cold remedy business.
Keywords: Drug Abuse; PBS

Next Generation
Series Title: Moyers on Addiction: Close to Home
Call Number: DVD 2006-118 v.4
Description: Volume 4: Bill Moyers looks at two addiction prevention initiatives in volume 4 of the series.
Keywords: Addiction

Series Title: 1938
Call Number: DVD 2011-141
Description: Leni Riefenstahl archival collection. The first of two films made to record the 1936 Summer Olympic Games in Berlin.
Keywords: Sports; National Socialism

On the Spectrum: Children and Autism
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Call Number: DVD 2009-52
Description: Diagnostic criteria for autism spectrum disorders and concerns for parents demonstrated through videotaped examples of typical and atypical behavior in children from four to thirty-six months of age.
Keywords: Lesley Stahl; Health

Physicalmind Workout
Series Title: Physical Mind Workout
Call Number: VCR 96-68
Description: Two parts
Keywords: Exercise

Politics of Addiction
Series Title: Moyers on Addiction: Close to Home
Call Number: DVD 2006-118 v.5
Description: Volume 5: Bill Moyers looks at Arizona's struggle to find an alternative to established drug-related policies.
Keywords: Addiction

Portrait of Addiction
Series Title: Moyers on Addiction: Close to Home
Call Number: DVD 2006-118 v.1
Description: Volume 1: Bill Moyers profiles nine recovering addicts.
Keywords: Addiction

Rx for Survival : A Global Health Challenge
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Call Number: DVD 2010-147
Description: From vaccines to antibiotics, clean water to nutrition, bio-terror threats to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, this six-part series 'Rx for Survival: A Global Health Challenge' tells the compelling stories of global health challenges and successes. Narrated by Brad Pitt.
Keywords: Health

Show & Tell: Explaining Hearing Loss to Teachers
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Call Number: VCR 90-50
Description: Explains effects of deafness to classroom teachers.
Keywords: Education

Signs of Life: Australia's Deaf Community
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Call Number: VCR 95-7
Description: Experiences of the hearing-impaired.
Keywords: Deaf Culture

Sleep Famine: The Effects of Sleep Deprivation and Chronic Fatique
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Call Number: DVD 2006-108
Description: Researches discuss the impact of sleep deprivation and chronic fatigue on various members of society.
Keywords: Sleeping Disorders

Smashing Ladies
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Call Number: VCR 94-8
Description: Evolution of women's tennis, 1920-1960; Oversize.
Keywords: Tennis

Smoking out the Truth: Teens and Tobacco
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Call Number: DVD 2006-215
Description: Focuses on the illusions and misconceptions surrounding teen smoking; also offers several motives to quit or abstain and strategies for doing so.
Keywords: Adolescence: Smoking and Teenagers

Super Size Me
Series Title: 2004
Call Number: DVD 2011-139
Description: Filmmaker Morgan Spurlock treks across the country eating only McDonald's for 30 days to find out if fast food is contributing to the 37% of Americans who are overweight. Spurlock's grueling diet spirals him into a metamorphosis that will make you think twice about picking up another Big Mac.
Keywords: Obesity; Nutrition

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Call Number: DVD 2009-51
Description: Follows four young women at the Renfrew Center, a residential facility for the treatment of women with eating disorders.
Keywords: Lauren Greenfield; Anorexia Nervosa; Health

Thin: Death by Eating Disorder
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Call Number: DVD 2008-194
Description: Director Lauren Greenfield and director of photography Amanda Micheli capture the story of four women between ages 15 and 30 who are being treated for an eating disorder.
Keywords: Anorexia; Compulsive Eating Disorders

Understanding Mental Illness and Schizophrenia
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Call Number: DVD 2006-103
Description: Outlines symptoms, possible causes, and treatment options for schizophrenia and other mental illnesses.
Keywords: Schizophrenia

Unnatural Causes: Is Inequality Making us Sick?
Series Title: 2008
Call Number: DVD 2014-89
Description: A seven-part documentary series arguing that "health and longevity are correlated with socioeconomic status; people of color face an additional health burden, and our health and well-being are tied to policies that promote economic and social justice".
Keywords: Health; Race

War on Drugs: Winners and Losers
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Call Number: VCR 2002-200
Description: How successful is the U.S. "War on Drugs?"
Keywords: Drug Abuse; War on Drugs

Wasting Away: Anorexia Nervosa
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Call Number: DVD 2006-106
Description: Profiles four young women attempting to recover from anorexia nervosa.
Keywords: Eating Disorders

Well into Your Future: Mental Health and Aging
Series Title: Well into Your Future: Mental Health and Aging
Call Number: DVD 2006-113
Description: Three-part series addresses issues that affect the quality of life for older people; three discs.
Keywords: Aging: Mental Health

What Every Man Should Know: Your Body, Your Life
Series Title: ABC News
Call Number: VCR 93-32
Description: ABC News special hosted by Hugh Downs, which discusses important issues in men's health.
Keywords: Health: Men's Health Issues

XS Stress: Teens Take Control
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Call Number: DVD 2006-217
Description: Teenagers reflect on personal frustrations and challenges; reveals the toll depression, anxiety, and stress can take on young people.
Keywords: Adolescence: Stress Management

Yoga Unveiled
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Call Number: DVD 2007-83
Description: No longer an obscure discipline practiced only by mystics, yoga is now practiced worldwide; few practitioners are aware of its potential as a vehicle for personal transformation.
Keywords: Yoga: History and Therapeutic Use

You and Your Hearing Aid: Sound Advice
Series Title: You and Your Hearing Aid: Sound Advice
Call Number: VCR 90-28
Description: In three parts
Keywords: Medical/ Health