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HEALTH & HEALTH ISSUES

ANATOMY VIDEOS: MEDLINEPLUS.
Short videos related to parts of the body and diseases and health conditions. The videos play in QuickTime format.
http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/anatomyvideos.html
FORMAT: Streaming Video.
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MEDICAL IMAGES LIBRARY c2004.
1 DVD-ROM. Illustrates a broad spectrum of diseases, medical treatments, and healthcare practices through more than 12,000 vivid images aligned with Revision 10 of the World Health Organization's International Classification of Diseases. Includes search function and index, as well as a tool for creating slide shows.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk R 836 .M435 2004.

HEALTH NEWS AND INTERVIEWS. DISEASES AND DISORDERS VIDEO CLIPS. c2007.
80 min. "This collection of 54 video clips takes a close look at infectious diseases and medical disorders"—Container. Marburg virus treatment -- AIDS-immune -- How viruses infect -- Disease travel -- Flu-blocker -- Flu shot -- Making killer flu -- Flu jail cells -- Bird flu clues -- Killer flu re-created -- MD on a chip -- Cell scouts -- Malaria milestone -- West Nile airplanes -- West Nile shot -- Allergies and genes -- Food allergy vaccines -- Food allergy hope -- Lost nerve power -- Alzheimer's gene -- Alzheimer's trial update -- Alzheimer's identification -- Alzheimer's smell test -- Shrinking brains -- Curry and Alzheimer's -- Apples for Alzheimer's -- Brain pills -- Wine therapy -- Alzheimer's scans -- Reagan and Alzheimer's -- Breathing clear -- Asthma treatment -- Autism gene -- Vaccine safety -- Vaccines and autism -- Coronary predictor -- Pre-term babies -- Stroke brain regrowth -- Stroke brain fix -- Heart stem cells -- -- Heart and mouth disease -- Sudden killer -- Cystic fibrosis mucus -- Diabetes nerve drug -- Stop that gene -- Huntington's advance -- Blindness gene -- Muscular dystrophy gene therapy -- Pope's Parkinson's -- Parkinson's tremors -- Spine injuries -- Reeve injury gene -- Paralysis push -- New nerve cells.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 46 .H435 2007 .

SCIENCE IN EVERYDAY LIFE. HEALTH AND WELLNESS VIDEO CLIPS. PART 2 c2008.
1 streaming video (46 min.) viewed on demand. Insights into weight management, nutritional supplements, and human physiology are offered in these 13 video clips on healthy living. Contents: 1. Weight control: overindulgence -- 2. Weight control: glycemic Index -- 3. Fad diets -- 4. Social and emotional factors influence health and happiness -- 5. Role of vitamin C in health -- 6. Dementia and vitamin B-12 -- 7. Health benefits of eating vegetables -- 8. Vitamins and human evolution -- 9. Food processing and vitamin loss -- 10. Food additives -- 11. Food additives and health: MSG -- 12. Salt, health, and human physiology -- 13. Water, health, and human physiology.
FORMAT: Streaming Video http://0-www.fmgondemand.com.lrc.cod.edu/play/ZBH735

PROMOTING HEALTHY BEHAVIOR 2001, c1998.
29 min. "Introduces the basic concepts of health and wellness, emphasizing that well-being is a multidimensional concept that exerts an ongoing influence throughout one's life"--Container.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RA 427.8 .P76 2001.

THE FABRIC OF HEALTH c2001.
30 min. Defines health in the broadest terms including mental, physical, nutritional well-being, and the relationship between leading an active, productive life and overall health. Discusses the role of government in protecting public health, and identifies actions individuals take to affect their own long-term health.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.1.

THE GROWING YEARS c2001.
30 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #110. Examines major health risks during infancy, early childhood, childhood, and adolescence, and preventive strategies that are proving successful in decreasing the likelihood of debilitating illnesses and injuries.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.10.

WHAT YOU DON'T KNOW c2001.
28 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #113. Identifies the linkages between environmental pollution and illnesses in communities, and discusses the impact of pollution on quality of life through a series of case studies. Assesses the connections between poor air quality and breathing difficulties or lung disease, unclean drinking water and infectious disease, and the careless dumping of garbage and waste that leads to the pollution of oceans and watersheds. Identifies the in-home and workplace risks associated with chemical usage, discusses OSHA's role in workplace protection, and offers ideas for ensuring the safe use of chemicals in the home.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA776 .H86 2001 pt.13.

WORKING IT OUT c2001.
29 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #116. Explains why physical fitness and regular exercise are important for individuals of all ages. Discusses the benefits of various types of exercise including aerobic, static stretching, and strength training for cardiovascular conditioning, endurance, flexibility and psychological health.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.16.

IN HUMAN TERMS c2001.
ca. 29 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #102. This program chronicles and analyzes the balance between health and disease throughout the world community, looking specifically at segments of the population that are most at risk.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.2.

THE MEDICAL MARKETPLACE 2001.
29 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #125. Discusses the importance of choice, as well as the limitations on choice, in the current U.S. medical system. Compares and contrasts managed care to more traditional insurance plans and discusses the process of evaluating and selecting an insurance plan. Examines the importance of building a relationship with a primary care physician and of maintaining good communication between patient and doctor, particularly today when many doctors are under extreme time-pressure. Also reviews some alternatives to traditional treatment such as acupuncture, meditation, and Chinese medicine.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.25.

WHAT PRICE? c2001.
30 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #126.
Discusses inequalities in health care and health care delivery, and ethical considerations in allocating limited resources to alleviate this problem. Also discussed is the question of the role health professionals should play in cost/resource distribution, the "manipulation" of life, and in health promotion and
disease prevention.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.26.

UNDERSTANDING PERSONAL HEALTH: INFLUENCES ON THE HEALTH OF INDIVIDUALS c2010.
18 min. Examines how individual, sociocultural, socioeconomic, and environmental factors impact people's lives and what individuals can do to positively shape their health, both in the present and for the future. Topics range from modifiable and non-modifiable determinants of health, to how education and a good attitude can improve health, to the potentially positive or negative influences of family, peers, and the media on health
FORMAT:DVD LOCATION: General RA 776 .U534 2010 pt.1.

UNDERSTANDING PERSONAL HEALTH: STRATEGIES TO PROMOTE THE HEALTH OF INDIVIDUALS c2010,
26 min. Referencing the WHO's Ottawa Charter for Health Promotion, this program takes a close look at lifestyle approaches, preventive medical approaches, and public health approaches to health promotion. Stresses the importance of integrated health promotion involving educational initiatives, a variety of media approaches, the expansion of health-friendly environments, government support, and ongoing medical research
FORMAT:DVD LOCATION: General RA 776 .U534 2010 pt. 2.

YOU THE OWNER'S MANUAL WITH DR. MEHMET OZ [2007], c2006.
2 videodiscs (ca. 120 min.) Challenges preconceived notions about how the human body works. Contents: Disc. 1: Beat goes on -- Gut feelings -- Do you mind? -- Graphic lab -- Anatomy lab. Disc. 2: Motion control -- War on germs -- Weight matters -- Health tips.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 776 .Y688 2007.

WHAT'S HEALTH GOT TO DO WITH IT? , [2005], c2004.
53 min. A diverse group of 16 high-school girls explore the meanings of physical, mental, and emotional health in their lives. Filmed during a four-week course sponsored by Smith College's By Girls for Girls project, the young women share their candid views on topics such as body image, depression, eating disorders,
relationships, sexual orientation, sexuality, and violence.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 778 .W438 2005.

Obesity

THE FATTEST AMERICANS c2006.
13 min. Originally broadcast on July 14, 2004 as a segment of: 60 Minutes II. Among the highest concentration of overweight people in America are the residents of two Indian reservations in Arizona. The Native Americans there also suffer from an unusually high rate of diabetes. Discusses how they are learning that lifestyle and diet can help cut weight and limit diabetes
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 645 .O23 F388 2006.

FOOD FOR THOUGHT c2001.
28 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #114. Measures the health cost of nutritional illiteracy by looking at the elements of good nutrition, factors that influence eating habits, and the impact that being well-informed can make on individual nutritional decisions.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.14.

WEIGHING IN c2001.
29 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #115. Explains how poor food choices and an increasingly sedentary lifestyle combine to contribute to a dramatic increase in obesity in America. Explores the link between obesity and the risk of cardiovascular disease, diabetes, osteoarthritis, and certain types of cancer. Identifies successful and unsuccessful weight loss approaches, following the experiences of two people who are maintaining weight loss after decades of failed attempts.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.15. and RM 222.2 .W454 2001.

FOOD AND OBESITY: WHAT WE EAT http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1458967 c2007.
1 videodisc and Streaming video 46 min. Originally broadcast in 2006 as a segment of: The national magazine. Explores a glaring paradox in Canada's food-obsessed culture: that knowledge of nutrition has never been better while the collective wisdom has never been worse. Profiles several families showing the real-world challenges of healthy eating. TV chef Michael Bonacini, historian Harvey Levenstein, and Foodshare director Debbie Field add commentary.
FORMAT: DVD and Streaming video http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1458967 LOCATION: General RA 784 .F663 2007.

FAT CHANCE 2008?.
(ca. 73 min.) A story of Rick Zakowich's journey toward a new sense of self. Caught in a world where looks are everything he aspires to thinness, but ultimately begins to question the real values of this world promulgated by media, fashion and diet-mania.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 628 .F373 2008.

FAT CHANCE IN A THIN WORLD 1988.
57 min. Examines why some people get fat and others do not. Physicians, psychologists, professors, and researchers tell of their findings and overweight people personalize the relevance of these clinical
investigations.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 628 .F38 1988.

FAT: WHAT NO ONE IS TELLING YOU 2007.
ca. 90 min. This documentary explains our psychological responses to food, shares new scientific knowledge about hunger, eating, and human metabolic operation. Shows how external pressures such as oversized restaurant portions and the unending barrage of food advertisements make fighting fat so difficult. Also features real Americans telling their stories about the biological barriers, cultural habits, and economic realities contributing to their struggle to get fit
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 628 .F373 2008.

SCIENCE OF FAT c2005.
2 videodiscs Holiday lectures on science; 2004.In four thought-provoking presentations, Dr. Ronald M. Evans and Dr. Jeffrey Friedman discuss the complex biological systems that control body weight and energy metabolism--and how a better genetic understanding of these processes could lead researchers to treatments that curb obesity and improve public health. Contents: Disc 1. Lecture 1. Deconstructing obesity / Jeffrey M. Friedman -- Lecture 2. Understanding fat : syndrome X and beyond / Ronald M. Evans -- Lecture 3. Balancing the fat equation / Ronald M. Evans -- Lecture 4. Exploring obesity : from the depths of the brain to the far Pacific / Jeffrey M. Freidman -- Disc 2. Discussion sessions and interviews. Special features include: detailed chapter search by scientific topic; direct access to animations; interviews with the speakers; special features on molecular structures of fat, fat metabolism, and measuring obesity.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 628 .F373 2008.

OBESITY & TYPE 2 DIABETES 2006.
20 min. Explains the connections between obesity and type 2 diabetes. Discusses the damage caused by free fatty acids and other ways in which obesity contributes to diabetes and heart disease. Includes tips on how to move more and eat less
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 660 .O347 2006.

WHY ARE THIN PEOPLE NOT FAT? 2009.
51 min. Originally broadcast in 2008 as a segment of: Horizon. Explores the phenomenon of effortless slimness and its biological causes. Investigates genetic factors, evolutionary influences, and learned behavior associated with zero weight gain, as well as the possibility that a virus could be responsible for some obesity cases. Based on a 1967 experiment involving Vermont State Prison inmates, follows ten volunteers who agree to double their normal intake of calories over four weeks--producing intriguing physiological results.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RM 222.3 .W49 2009.

SUGAR SURPRISE: DIETER'S DILEMMA http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1458966 2007.
25 min. Originally broadcast in 2004 as a segment of: Marketplace. Reveals the true sugar content of eveyday food products and the negative health effects of a high-sugar diet. Guiding viewers through the aisles of a grocery store, nutritionist Beth Mansfield explains the fine points of nutrition labels and explores ways to figure out the actual amount of sugar in fruit juice, snack bars, cereals, and other supposedly healthy fare. Also included is an interview with Dr. Marion Nestle, NYU professor of nutrition, as well as information on WHO nutrition guidelines, commentary from a sugar industry lobbyist, and a visit with a 12 year-old girl determined to lower her sugar intake
FORMAT: DVD and Streaming video http://lrc.cod.edu/record=b1458966 LOCATION: General TX 560.S9 S843 2007 and video on demand at http://0-www.fmgondemand.com.lrc.cod.edu/play/U3ZNKC

THE TRUTH ABOUT SUGAR 2004.
ca. 21 min. Discusses claims about sugar, including links with obesity, hyperactivity, diabetes, and cavities
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General TX 560.S9 T788 2004.

GENETIC DISORDERS

CRACKING THE CODE c1998.
60 min. At head of title: Innovation. Follows two young couples who have children born with the genetically transmitted illness epidermolysis bulosa. Each family wants to have another child, but only with the guarantee of a healthy child. A technique called preimplantation genetic diagnosis is used: eggs from the mother's body are fertilized, embryos are tested, and only genetically sound ones are implanted into the mother's womb. Interwoven with these stories are those of a four-year-old with SCID (boy-in-a-bubble syndrome), and the first child to have three biological parents--a mother, father, and a donor whose healthy cytoplasm made the mother's eggs viable for pregnancy. Examines the ethical questions that arise from the use of these technologies.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General R 853.H8 C73 1998.

THE CODE c2001.
ca. 30 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #108.
With the completion of the Human Genome Project, research into the genetic links to disease and other aspects of the human condition is receiving a great deal of attention.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.8.

HEALTH NEWS AND INTERVIEWS. GENETICS VIDEO CLIPS. c2007.
28 min. Contents: Junk DNA -- Living longer -- Secrets of the Y chromosome -- Tiny genes, big role -- Genome ABCs -- Custom cures -- SIDS test -- Blame your mother -- Mom's genes -- Exercise gene -- Dying to be thin -- Maternal separation -- Models of health --Age accelerator -- Redefining race -- Egg regs -- Sex cells.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General QH431 .H435 2007

HEREDITY, HEALTH, AND GENETIC DISORDERS 1985.
44 min. Describes sickle-cell anemia, PKU, Tay-Sachs disease, Down's syndrome, and other genetic disorders. Also provides information about genetic screening, counseling, and the most recent advances in medical technology for treating genetic disorders in the future.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RB 155 .H4 1985x.

SCANNING LIFE'S MATRIX: GENES, PROTEINS, AND SMALL MOLECULES c2003.
2 videodiscs (240 min.) Holiday lectures on science; 2002. Four lectures on genomic science and chemical genetics, with emphasis on how molecular biology, robotics, and advanced computation are combining to characterize a new generation of biomedical research. Reading genes and genomes / Eric S. Lander (60 min.) -- Probing genes and genomes / Stuart L. Schreiber (60 min.) -- Human genomics : a new guide for medicine / Eric S. Lander (60 min.) -- Chemical genomics : new tools for medicine / Stuart L. Schreiber (60 min.). Special features include interviews with speakers, detailed chapter search by topic, information on gene chips, molecular models, and more, and teacher-scientist discussion on science education issues.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RB 155 .S33 2003.

A QUESTION OF GENES: INHERITED RISKS c1997.
116 min. Explores the ethical, moral and medical implications of the powerful new technology of genetic testing as it follows the personal journey of 7 individuals and families who discover potential inherited genetic
weaknesses.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RB 155.5 .Q8 1997.

BREAKING THE CODE: APPLYING GENETIC TECHNIQUES TO HUMAN DISEASE [1997], c1996.
38 min. Outlines the principles of genetic engineering and looks in detail at their application to the study and treatment of several major inherited diseases affecting humans.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RB 155.8 B743 1997.

CHILDREN BY DESIGN c1993.
55 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of the television program: Secret of life. Describes influencing the outcome of conception's genetic lottery and the new world of gene therapy.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RB 155.8 .C4 1993.

IS IT A BOY OR A GIRL? c1999.
52 min. Questions of sexual identity are complicated when a child is born intersexed, that is, with mixed sexual characteristics. Presents interviews with adults whose sex was assigned by surgery, and a doctor who does such surgery, reveal the range of sex differentiation disorders, and the role of hormones as well as
chromosomes in establishing sex. Covers the debate over medical assignment of sexual identity, and if those born intersexed should be able to choose, at adolescence, whether or not to have surgery.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 883 .I82 1999.

MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY c1990.
26 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: The doctor is in. Presents the symptoms and descriptions of types of muscular dystrophy. Includes case histories showing how patients cope with this incurable disease.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 935.M7 M8 1990.

PIECES OF ME c2011.
43 min. Presents the story of three Australian sisters have tested positive for BRCA2, an inherited gene disorder putting them at high risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer before age 50. This program follows them as they confront an arduous decision: whether to remove their breasts now while they are young and healthy or wait in fear for the disease to present itself.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RD 667.5 .P543 2011

LIVING AND DYING WITH MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY c2007.
22 min. Examines Duchenne muscular dystrophy which is the world's most frequently occurring fatal genetic disease among children--although its victims sometimes live into their teens or early adulthood. Follows a young man named Darius Weems who decided early on not to become a victim. Paralleling the celebrated documentary Darius Goes West, the program describes a life-affirming cross-country adventure undertaken by the wheelchair-bound hero and his friends.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RJ 482 .D78 L585 2007

CANCER & DIABETES

Cancer

DIAGNOSIS, CANCER c2001.
30 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #121.
Explains the process by which normal cells mutate and become cancerous, as well as the impact of heredity, diet, nutrition, and exercise on the development of cancer.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.21.

LIVING WITH CANCER c2001.
28 min. Originally produced for the television program, The human condition, episode #122. Covers the principal forms of cancer treatment--surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation and discusses how these treatments are paired with new treatments such as gene therapy and angiogenesis-inhibiting drugs. Assesses the psychological, social, and spiritual impact of cancer.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.22..

CANCER c1995.
23 min. Originally c1990 and broadcast as an episode of: The science show. Examines cancer as a flaw in the genetic program in certain body cells, which begin to divide in an uncontrolled fashion. Modern medicine makes use of three major cancer-fighting procedures: chemotherapy, radiation therapy, and surgery. Two promising new techniques are photochemotherapy and monoclonal antibodies.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC261 .C24 1995.

CANCER, EVOLUTION TO REVOLUTION c2000.
150 min. A public service program designed to raise awareness regarding cancer research and treatment. Provides information, via toll-free numbers and websites, to aid in the prevention and early detection of the disease. Includes a glimpse into the ups and downs in the lives of cancer patients and interviews with physicians, researchers, nurses, activists, and patients and their families.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 261 .C3 2000.

HEALTH NEWS AND INTERVIEWS. CANCER VIDEO CLIPS. c2007.
30 min. "This collection of 20 video clips takes a close look at breast cancer, skin cancer, and general cancer"—Container. Beyond mammography -- Mammogram readers -- Cancer screening -- Cancer prognosis -- Anti-cancer tan -- DNA tan -- Skin cancer genes -- Tanning and health -- Non-smoker's cancer -- Cancer clue -- Cancer-curing blood -- Lung cancer test -- Cancer light fix -- Cancer watchdogs -- Pain relief-with a price -- Cancer-proof mice -- Cancer-killing viruses -- Old age and cancer -- Many lung cancers -- New cancer test.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 261 .H435 2007.

THE TRUTH ABOUT CANCER c2008.
ca. 16 min. Seeks to answer the question, why does anyone still die of cancer? Filmmaker Linda Garmon shares the personal story of her own husband's battle with cancer. Following the film is the panel discussion, Take one step : a conversation about cancer with Linda Ellerbee, featuring cancer survivors Dr. Ernie Bodai, Dr. Bernadine Healy, Dr. Paul Brenner, and Dr. Richard Payne.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 261 .T788 2008.

GETTING ON WITH IT c1992.
26 min. Interviews with 12 women who have found useful ways of dealing with family, friends, work, chemotherapy and radiation, and ways to take special care of themselves after being diagnosed as having cancer.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 262 .G4 1992.

A HARVEST OF HOPE: SURVIVING CANCER [1998], c1994.
41 min. Breast, prostate, skin, colon, leukemia, and lung cancer are discussed, along with the definition of cancer, risk factors, early detection, nutrition and wellness. Avoidance tactics presented include giving up smoking, avoiding the sun, limiting alcohol intake, being wary of estrogen treatments, and developing good nutritional habits.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 263 .H3 1998.

TOP 10 CANCER MYTHS c2004.
45 min. To create this program, Discovery Health Channel, Prevention Magazine, and the American Cancer Society surveyed 1,000 adults, compiling the ten leading misconceptions about cancer. Cancer researchers, doctors, patients, and survivors present compelling stories and plain facts, debunking myths and highlighting real considerations of lifestyle, environment and heredity.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 263 .T67 2004.

VOICES 2006.
58 min. Originally produced in 2004 as a segment of: Cancer story. Explores the reality of cancer as experienced by patients. Commentary from Dr. Julia Rowland, director of the NCI's Office of Cancer Survivorship, focuses on a patient's quality of life as cancer treatment proceeds, as well as the impact of the disease on a patient's family. Follows five patients of varied ages and stages of cancer progress with their families and caregivers through diagnosis, treatment, and the hopes and uncertainties.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 263 .V653 2006.

CRAZY SEXY CANCER C2007.
ca. 90 min. Diagnosed with an incurable form of cancer, 31 year-old Kris Carr exits her acting career upon diagnosis to film her journey for the next four years. Take a view into the intimate, anguishing - and sometimes humorous - world of living with cancer.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 265.6 .C37 C73 2007.

CANCER: A PERSONAL VOYAGE c2003.
60 min. Chronicles the last two years of Dr. Peter J. Morgan, a physician who at age 29 learned that he had terminal cancer. Reveals his unique and often conflicting insights and inner feelings about living and dying with cancer. Actor Matthew Broderick reads excerpts of Morgan's diary. Also features interviews with Morgan and his family, friends, and colleagues.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 265.6.D73 C363 2003.

CANCER TRIALS: BECAUSE LIVES DEPEND ON IT [2001].
10 min. Clinical trial participants, researchers, and doctors present information about cancer clinical trials and why they are important.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 267 C36 2001.

CANCER CLINICAL TRIALS: AN INTRODUCTION FOR PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES 2001.
19 min. "This video is a tool to help health care professionals discuss clinical trials with patients and their families and [... it] is designed to promote a thoughtful discussion between individual cancer patients and their health care providers."
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 267 .C362 2001.

CURING CANCER : CLINICAL RESEARCH TRIALS c2005.
28 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Healthy body, healthy mind. No drug or medicine has ever been proven safe and effective without a clinical trial. This demonstrates the vital role of clinical trials in current cancer research, and explains why many medical experts view the clinical trial system as the basis for curing all forms of cancer--or turning it into a manageable disease. Personal testimony from trial participants who have survived lung, breast, and other types of cancer is juxtaposed with the problem of cultural and psychological barriers to participation, providing valuable insight into the sometimes mysterious clinical trial process.--Container.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 267 .C875 2005.

CANCER SELF-DEFENSE c2004.
51 min. Uses five case studies, covering breast, lung, prostate, colon, and skin cancers, to present a comprehensive screening and prevention program and examine behaviors that can affect cancer risk. Reviews the role of smoking cessation, diet and nutrition, and alcohol use in cancer prevention and recommends measures,
such as breast self-exams and mammograms, that promote early detection of cancer.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 268 .C36 2004

A HISTORY OF CANCER TREATMENT c2000.
46 min. Premiered on the Discovery Health Channel on Oct. 24, 1999.
Drawing on five decades of laboratory research and clinical trials by medical pioneers and cancer crusaders, this program traces the history of America's fight against diseases including childhood leukemia, Hodgkin's disease, breast cancer, and melanoma. The viral and genetic causes of cancer, methods of detection, and treatment through surgery, radiation, chemotherapy, and immunotherapy are all explained.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 270.8 .H578 2000.

HEALING CANCER: FROM INSIDE OUT 2008.
127 min. Exposes the failings of conventional treatments. Interviews with people who have beaten the disease show how cancer can be successfully healed with dietary treatments and natural supplementation.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 271.D52 H435 2008.

PHYTOCHEMICALS c1997.
15 min. The library of nutrition & cancer; v. 2.This program explains the chemical structure of phytochemicals, and describes the proposed mechanisms by which these natural food elements might lower risk for cancer.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 271.D52 P498 1997.

BREAST CANCER: PREVENTION AND TREATMENT c2002.
20 min. Presents a concise overview of critical concerns and issues regarding breast cancer, using computer graphics and footage with real patients. Addresses the general pathology of cancer, the specifics of breast cancer, and the various risk factors. Demonstrates breast self-examinations, explaining how they are the key to early detection. Treatment options are fully explained and illustrated, including chemotherapy, mastectomy, and reconstructive surgery.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 280.B8 B742 2002.

BE A SURVIVOR : YOUR GUIDE TO BREAST CANCER TREATMENT 2005.
xi, 180 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm. + 1 DVD (sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.).
Accompanying DVD features patient interviews and video clips of treatments discussed in the text.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 280.B8 L276 2005.

RACHEL’S DAUGHTERS : SEARCHING FOR THE CAUSES OF BREAST CANCER 1997.
106 min. Follows a group of women, all breast cancer activists who are fighting or have survived the disease, who are on a personal mission to unearth the causes of breast cancer. Incorporates interviews with prominent scientists, documentary footage from high cancer rate areas, and investigates women’s personal battles to stay healthy.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 280.B8 R335 1997.

PROSTATE CANCER c2002.
28 min. Prostate cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death for men. This program from The Doctor Is In examines the importance of patient involvement in decisions concerning prostate cancer, such as which, if any, medical option to choose: surgery, external beam radiation, or brachytherapy, a new procedure where tiny, radioactive metal seeds are implanted in the prostate.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 280.P7 P75 2002.

PIECES OF ME c2011.
43 min. Presents the story of three Australian sisters have tested positive for BRCA2, an inherited gene disorder putting them at high risk of developing breast or ovarian cancer before age 50. This program follows them as they confront an arduous decision: whether to remove their breasts now while they are young and healthy or wait in fear for the disease to present itself.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RD 667.5 .P543 2011

Diabetes

DIABETES c2004.
7 videodiscs "... illustrates multiple ways in which the disease affects individuals, as well as interventions that help delay or control its complications"—container. v.1. Physiology of glucose regulation (14 min.) -- v. 2. Pathology of diabetes (24 min.) -- v. 3. Nutrition therapy, exercise, and sick day management (26 min.) -- v. 4. Insulin and oral antidiabetic agents (28 min.) -- v. 5. Hypoglycemia and monitoring (26 min.) -- v. 6. Neuropathy, nephropathy and retinography (25 min.) -- v. 7 Cardiovascular disease and the diabetic foot (23 min.)
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 660 .D533 2004.

DIABETES: PHYSIOLOGY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY c2010.
99 min. Discusses the normal physiology of glucose regulation then delves into both types 1 and 2 diabetes, metabolic syndrome, and pre-diabetes. Examines each of these states in detail with emphasis on their pathophysiology, risk factors, diagnostic criteria, signs and symptoms, and related complications. Explores the various methods of glucose monitoring, including self-monitoring with a standard glucose meter and use of the new continuous glucose monitoring system. Outlines assessments such as hemoglobin A1C, average blood glucose, estimated average glucose, 1, 5 anhydroglucitol, and urine for ketones with information about the rationale for their use and testing schedules, and normal and abnormal values. Reviews hypoglycemia, including hypoglycemia unawareness, and hyperglycemic events such as diabetic ketoacidosis and hyperosmolar hyperglycemic state. The program provides a wealth of information for physicians, nurses, and other healthcare providers working with individuals with diabetes, and may be used for patient education. Contents: pt. 1. Physiology of glucose control -- pt. 2. Physiology of type 1 diabetes -- pt. 3. Physiology of type 2 diabetes -- pt. 4. Physiology of metabolic syndrome and pre-diabetes -- pt. 5. Glucose monitoring -- Pt. 6. Hypoglycemia -- Pt. 7. Hyperglycemia.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 660 .D536 2009.

OBESITY & TYPE 2 DIABETES 2006.
20 min. Explains the connections between obesity and type 2 diabetes. Discusses the damage caused by free fatty acids and other ways in which obesity contributes to diabetes and heart disease. Includes tips on how to move more and eat less
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 660 .O347 2006.

MAYO CLINIC WELLNESS SOLUTIONS FOR DIABETES 2007.
92 min. Physicians from the esteemed Mayo Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota provide insights on the most effective means to cope with diabetes. Contents: What is integrative medicine? -- Understanding your condition: diabetes -- Action plan: Eat well to feel well: nutrition options for diabetes; Soothing therapy: meditation for diabetes; Soothing therapy : yoga for diabetes-- Behind the scenes.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 660.4 .M396 2007.

DIABETES AND HEART DISEASE c2005.
18 min., 47 sec. Helps patients understand and minimize their risk of heart disease. Covers working with the healthcare team, healthy food choices, exercise, smoking cessation, stress management, and regular check-ups. Explains signs and symptoms of a heart attack and what to do if they occur. This edition reflects the most recent guidelines for blood pressure and cholesterol for people with diabetes.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 672 .D533 2005.

GESTETIONAL [I.E. GESTATIONAL] DIABETES c2004.
18 min. Describes the development of gestational diabetes. Examines the role of diet as a factor in prevention and treatment. Provides exercise choices and answers to the most frequently asked questions.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RG580.D5 G477 2004.

INFECTIOUS DISEASES
(General and Diseases Caused by Bacteria, Viruses & Prions)

Infectious Diseases -- General

MYSTERIES OF THE MICROSCOPIC WORLD. [2011].
4 videodiscs (12 hr.) Great courses. Science & mathematics. Lecturer: Bruce E. Fleury. Contents: Disc 1: The invisible realm -- Stone knives to iron plows -- The angel of death -- Germ theory -- The evolutionary arms race -- Microbial strategies Disc 2: Virulence -- Death by chocolate -- Bambi's revenge -- The germ of laziness -- The 1918 flu: a conspiracy of silence -- The 1918 flu: the Philadelphia story Disc 3: The 1918 flu: the search for the virus -- Immunity: self versus nonself -- Adaptive immunity to the rescue -- AIDS: the quiet killer -- The deadly strategy of AIDS -- Autoimmunity: self versus self Disc 4: Allergies and asthma -- Microbes as weapons -- Pandora's box -- Old world to new -- Close encounters of the microbial kind -- Microbes as friends.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General QR 41.2 .M978 2011.

VIRUSES: THE DEADLY ENEMY c2007.
24 min. Examines the impact of viruses on diseases, the immune system, evolution, and genetics. The program begins with a brief history of the discovery of viruses from Van Leewenhoek to today. Animation shows how viruses are structured, how they replicate, and how they kill healthy cells. Viewers are taken on a tour of the human body as they discover the role played by viruses in chronic diseases like multiple sclerosis, polio, herpes, and HIV. Also discusses new viruses such as Ebola and Hanta
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General QR 359 .V578 2007

RX FOR SURVIVAL: A GLOBAL HEALTH CHALLENGE c2005.
3 videodiscs (336 min.) Examines the most critical health threats facing the world today by portraying conditions in over twenty countries, examining why diseases that are curable still persist, the efforts to treat them, and the dangers of new "superbugs." Contents: disc 1. Disease warriors ; Rise of the superbugs -- disc. 2. Delivering the goods; Deadly messengers -- disc 3. Back to the basics; How safe are we?
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 441 .R9 2005

WORKING OUTDOOR: MOSQUITOES & TICKS c2004.
15 min. Raises awareness of the potential dangers of mosquitoes and ticks to those who work outdoors. Covers West Nile virus and Lyme disease.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 640 .W675 2004.

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS. THE FINAL STANDARD [2003]
20 min. Discusses precautions health care workers must take to prevent exposure to bloodborne pathogens, including protective equipment and safer medical devices.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 642.B56 B56 2003.

BLOODBORNE PATHOGENS SAFETY c2007.
3 videodiscs (46 min.) This series describes the efforts of various government agencies who have issued and updated a series of recommendations and enforceable standards to address the dangers of acquiring bloodborne infections in the healthcare environment. Part 1. Bloodborne infections and transmission of bloodborne infections (14 min.) -- Part 2. Exposure controls and personal protective equipment (17 min.) -- Part 3. Work practice controls (15 min.)
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RA 642.B56 B563 2007.

BLOODBORNE SAFETY : UNIVERSAL PRECAUTIONS, STANDARD PRECAUTIONS, AND NEEDLESTICK PREVENTION c2001.
40 min. Helps nurses and other healthcare workers become more familiar with universal precautions and the most recent revisions to OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogens standard.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RA 642.B56 B566 2001.

21ST-CENTURY OUTBREAK c2004, c2002.
2 videocassettes (51 min. each) "The human race is under attack on two fronts. Since 1977, 30 brand new pathogens have appeared, and 20 old adversaries have reemerged in nastier, drug-resistant versions. Bacteria, viruses, and parasites are engaging in a war in which humankind and microbe adapt to the other's every move. This alarming two-part series chronicles this epic struggle, where nothing less than our very survival as a species is at stake"--Back of container. Contents: [1] Alien invaders -- [2] New killers.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 643 .A155 2004.

INFECTION c2004.
51 min. Originally produced in 2001 as an episode of: Kill or cure. Series title on container and cassette label: Kill or cure : a history of medical treatment. Traces the battles fought against humanity's oldest foes: diseases such as yellow fever, malaria, syphilis, cholera, smallpox, tuberculosis, polio, and perhaps the deadliest pandemic of all, AIDS. Also addresses the growing problem of antibiotic resistance.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 643 .I644 2004.

THE RISING THREAT OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES c1997.
26:27 min. Investigates the interaction of disease-causing microbes with human beings, the discovery and adaptation of those microbes, and the newly emerging diseases caused by them.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RA 643 .R5 1997.

STANDARDS FOR INFECTION CONTROL. PART 1, PRINCIPLES FOR INFECTION CONTROL c2007.
13 min. Detailed overview of how infections are spread and how healthcare workers can protect themselves and others. Topics include the chain of infection and prevention strategies to break the chain of infection; techniques to identify and control reservoirs; proper hand hygiene technique; standard precautions; and transmission-based precautions.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RA 643 .S736 2007.

VIRAL OUTBREAK: THE SCIENCE OF EMERGING DISEASE 2011.
240 min. Holiday lectures on science; 2010. Infectious diseases are a serious threat to world health. They are particularly devastating in tropical countries where infectious agents thrive and where healthcare resources are stretched thin. The warming trend in the global climate, coupled with increased international travel, has resulted in infectious outbreaks that spread more rapidly and that now affect regions with more temperate climates, including the United States. Many diseases that had been contained, such as dengue fever, have re-emerged as global health threats. How can scientific research help us detect and fight potential epidemics? Includes: four 60 minute lectures with detailed chapter stops; direct access to animations and video to illustrate a topic; special interactive features and dengue intervention and virochip microarrays; discussion of the life cycle of mosquitoes. Contents: Disc 1 (240 min.): lecture 1. Dengue fever: breaking epidemic cycles / Eva Harris; lecture 2. Virus hunter's toolkit / Joseph L. DeRisi; lecture 3. Fighting viruses in the lab and beyond / Eva Harris; lecture 4. Solving SARS and other viral mysteries / Joseph L. DeRisi -- Disc 2. Special features: Dengue vector intervention ; Biology of the mosquito vector discussion; video extras: Nicaragua and sustainable science; U.S. students in Nicaragua; Leading-edge bioinformatics; Codon song; Interviews with Joseph L. DeRisi, Eva Harris, Katherine Sorber, Kate Williams, Nathan Yozwiak -- Disc 3 CD-ROM: Using Chimera to view viruses in 3D.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 643 .V573 2011.

WAR AGAINST DISEASE. [2004], c2003.
54 min. Explores humanity's war with lethal microorganisms and viruses, including SARS and AIDS. Images by medical photographer Lennart Nilsson show how microbes attack the body and how our immune systems defend it. Includes reenactments of medical discoveries: penicillin, blood groups, methods of malaria control, and the polio vaccine. Investigates the rapid speed with which the SARS virus spread around the globe is also investigated. Leading immunologist Robert Gallo urges awareness to prevent these mounting threats.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 643 .W36 2004.

THE AGE OF AIDS c2006.
240 min. Originally broadcast in two parts on May 30-31, 2006 as part of the Frontline television series. Part one follows the trail of a medical mystery which began in 1981 when five gay men in Los Angeles were diagnosed with a deadly new disease. Traces the international response in the first years of the epidemic, contrasting moments of inspirational leadership with the tragedy of missed opportunities. Reveals the astounding spread of the infection to over 70 million infections in 2006. Part two explores the chasm that emerged between rich and poor following the development of the miraculous "triple cocktail" HIV treatment. While the discovery seemed to signal a new era in which AIDS was no longer a fatal disease, the high price of the drugs meant they were unaffordable to patients in developing nations. Also examines the next wave of the AIDS epidemic in some of the most populous and strategically important nations in the world, including Russia, India and China, and tracks the same pattern of official denial and political indifference that characterized the epidemic in so many other countries.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 643.8 .A34 2006.

PANDEMIC: FACING AIDS c2003.
113 min. This theatrical version of the HBO series takes us around the globe to reveal stories of people who have been touched by AIDS: James (Uganda), a seven-year-old orphan who is taking care of his little sister Jessica; Sergei and Lena (Russia), young parents whose previous drug use has left them HIV-positive; Nagaraj and Bhanu (India), a young family facing life with AIDS in a small village, Alex (Brazil), a 27-year-old gay man who is trying to rebuild his health and get back to living a full and productive life; and Lek (Thailand), a former sex worker.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 643.8 .P364 2002.

2000 AND BEYOND; CONFRONTING THE MICROBE MENACE c2003.
240 min. Holiday lectures on science; 1999. Describes the latest advances in understanding how pathogens invade the body and how this knowledge is leading to the development of new therapies. Explains how new infectious diseases are recognized and how epidemics arise. Contents: lecture 1. Microbe hunters -- lecture 2. Microbes strike back -- lecture 3. Outwitting bacteria's wily ways -- lecture 4. Emerging infections.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RA 650 .T96 2003.

RABIES. 1998.
10 min. Presents an up-to-date look at the problem of rabies that educates students about its prevention by explaining why rabies is a danger to both humans and animals. It shows students what to do if they are bitten by a wild, stray, or pet animal, and emphasizes ways to avoid being bitten.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 644 .R3 R335 1998.

WHAT'S KILLING THE CHILDREN? c1990.
58 min. Broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Nova. Examines the epidemiological study of Brazilian purpuric fever (BPF) by the Epidemic Intelligence Service of Center for Disease Control, Atlanta, GA.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 650.55.B6 W4 1990.

THE COMING PLAGUE c1997.
2 videocassettes (approx. 180 min.) Travel with a new generation of heroic doctors and scientists as they explore the African rain forest in search of a deadly virus, descend on a small Pakistani village tracking an elusive plague, and investigate a U.S. hospital for a drug resistant bacterial outbreak. Contents: The virus hunters -- The price of passion -- Revenge of the microbes -- A world out of balance.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 651 .C665 1997.

HOT ZONES c2009.
57 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of the second season of the public television series: Journey to planet earth. Explores the link between environmental change and human health. Are we winning the battle to prevent global outbreaks of infectious disease? Journeys to Kenya, Peru, Bangladesh, and the United States.
FORMAT: DVD and VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RA 651 .H68 2009.

GERM WARFARE c2001.
29 min. Examines the increasing incidence of infectious germ-borne illnesses in industrialized and developing countries. Discusses how society reacts to infectious diseases. Outlines the role of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in identifying, treating, and preventing the spread of diseases.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.17.

BREAK THE CHAIN: YOUR ROLE IN PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF INFECTION c2002.
29 min. Videos on aging and elderhood. Covers how infections spread; important factors about HIV, HBV, HCV, TB, MRSA, and scabies; bloodborne pathogens; how and when to use protective equipment; hand hygiene; employee vaccination for flu and HBV; and five ways every employee can be part of the solution.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 113 .B742 2002.

INFECTIOUS DISEASES: THE MYSTERY OF TRANSMISSION c2005.
31 min. Precious Earth: mapping the human condition. Illustrating connections between globalization and the spread of disease, this program uses data-mapping to assess the potential impact of deadly viruses.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 113 .I644 2005.

COMMON CHILDHOOD ILLNESSES: DIAGNOSIS AND TREATMENT c2008.
29 min. Addresses common childhood illnesses, their symptoms, possible at home and professional medical treatments, and how to decide if a doctor should be consulted. Shows viewers how to identify and deal with common childhood illnesses--and reduce the likelihood of future reinfection. Contents: Gastrointestinal upset -- Ear infections -- Conjunctivitis or "pink eye" -- The common cold -- Influenza or the flu.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RJ 50 .C666 2008.

Black Death

THE BLACK DEATH c1995.
26 min., 8 sec. Originally broadcast as a segment: History's turning points. Examines the bubonic plague which reduced Europe's population by a third, wiped out many hundreds of villages, and destroyed a whole way of life.
FORMAT: VHS and DVD LOCATION: VHS: General RC 178.A1 B5 1995. and DVD (with 2 other titles)” D 23 .H578 2002 v. 3

MYSTERY OF THE BLACK DEATH [2004].
56 min. Geneticist Stephen O'Brien delves into the reasons why some individuals managed to survive the excruciating Black Death while others were dying all around them. Uses historical records, family archives, and modern genetics to conduct a case study that uncovers previously unknown elements of the scourge and its mysterious link to HIV immunity in today's population.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 179.G7 M978 2004.

Ebola

EBOLA, THE PLAGUE FIGHTERS 1996.
60 min. Originally broadcast on PBS as an episode of: Nova. An investigation into the deadly Ebola virus and the 1995 outbreak of the disease in Kikwit, Zaire.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 140.5 .E3 1996.

Hantavirus

ON THE TRAIL OF A KILLER VIRUS c1994.
ca. 30 min. Broadcast on PBS as a segment of: The new explorers. Traces the discovery and identification of the deadly hantavirus strain which broke out in New Mexico in May of 1993. Focuses on the role of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 644 .V55 O6 1994.

HIV/AIDS

THE AGE OF AIDS c2006.
240 min. Originally broadcast in two parts on May 30-31, 2006 as part of the Frontline television series. Part one follows the trail of a medical mystery which began in 1981 when five gay men in Los Angeles were diagnosed with a deadly new disease. Traces the international response in the first years of the epidemic, contrasting moments of inspirational leadership with the tragedy of missed opportunities. Reveals the astounding spread of the infection to over 70 million infections in 2006. Part two explores the chasm that emerged between rich and poor following the development of the miraculous "triple cocktail" HIV treatment. While the discovery seemed to signal a new era in which AIDS was no longer a fatal disease, the high price of the drugs meant they were unaffordable to patients in developing nations. Also examines the next wave of the AIDS epidemic in some of the most populous and strategically important nations in the world, including Russia, India and China, and tracks the same pattern of official denial and political indifference that characterized the epidemic in so many other countries
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 643.8 .A34 2006

PANDEMIC: FACING AIDS c2003.
113 min. This theatrical version of the HBO series takes us around the globe to reveal stories of people who have been touched by AIDS: James (Uganda), a seven-year-old orphan who is taking care of his little sister Jessica; Sergei and Lena (Russia), young parents whose previous drug use has left them HIV-positive; Nagaraj and Bhanu (India), a young family facing life with AIDS in a small village, Alex (Brazil), a 27-year-old gay man who is trying to rebuild his health and get back to living a full and productive life; and Lek (Thailand), a former sex worker.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 643.8 .P364 2002

OUT OF CONTROL: AIDS IN BLACK AMERICA 2006.
41 min. Originally broadcast on August 24, 2006 as a "special edition" of Primetime live. Examines the rise of AIDS among African-Americans. This program utilizes on location footage, commentary, and interviews to explore issues of sex, race, neglect, and denial as they relate to the disproportionate incidence of AIDS among African Americans. One of its segments, a group discussion with Jesse Jackson, Calvin Butts and T.D. Jakes and several African-American women, is hosted by the late television journalist, Peter Jennings
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 643.83 .O98 2006

MISS HIV 2008.
76 min. This documentary explores the international collision of HIV/AIDS policies while following the journey of two HIV-positive women who entered the annual Miss HIV Stigma-Free pageant in Botswana. Filmed across Africa and at the International AIDS Conference in Toronto this explosive EthnoGraphic film shares both sides of an ideology struggle. What is happening in Botswana, where half of all pregnant women have HIV, is set against Uganda which has experienced the largest reductions of new infections ever recorded. Unlike any other film on AIDS, the story takes the viewer backstage to the Miss HIV pageant and behind the curtain on what is really happening in the war against a virus that is now the leading killer of people under 60 in the world.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RA 643.86.A35 M577 2008.

AIDS IN AFRICA c2000.
58 min. Originally broadcast on the television program, Nightline, March 8-10, 2000. Describes the harsh reality of the AIDS epidemic in Zimbabwe, the hardest hit by the disease in Africa.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 643.86.Z55 A53 2000.

FIGHTING AIDS c2006.
13 min. Originally broadcast on Jan. 1, 2006 as a segment of: 60 Minutes. Dan Rather follows former President Bill Clinton to China's Yunnan Province, where health officials have documented the country's largest number of AIDS cases. Clinton talks about his efforts to make China confront its AIDS problem and remove the huge stigma the disease still carries there. Also discusses his partnership with the first President Bush, and the political future of his wife, Hillary Clinton
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 644.A25 F544 2006

KNOWING THE FACTS [1999].
17 min. Discusses how HIV is acquired, how it can be prevented, and the relative risks of a wide range of sexual behaviors.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 644.A25 K6 1999.

POSITIVE VOICES: WOMEN AND HIV c2007.
46 min. Explores the lives of six women who have been affected by HIV and AIDS. Includes interviews with women living with HIV, members of the media who cover the epidemic, AIDS advocates and service providers.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 644.A25 P675 2007

RACE AGAINST TIME: THE HIV/AIDS PANDEMIC IN AFRICA c2002.
48 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Nature of things. The AIDS crisis in Africa is an epidemic of staggering proportions. Thirty-six million people are infected with the HIV virus worldwide, with over 25 million of them in Africa, and a staggering number of Africans - 17 million - have died. This film is about the inspiring work of Canadian Stephen Lewis, the United Nations Special Envoy on HIV/AIDS in Africa, as he searches for solutions to the pandemic ravaging the continent.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 644.A25 R334 2002.

STATE OF DENIAL 2003.
83 min. South Africa is the country with the highest number of HIV positive people in the world. This video illustrates how they must fight not only the disease but the drug cartels and the inactivity of their own government to get treatment.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 644.A25 S83 2003.

SURVIVING AIDS c1999.
60 min. Bob Massie has survived with AIDS since 1978 without the help of drugs. What immunologists, physicians, molecular biologists and courageous patients are learning will help achieve the ultimate goal: every AIDS patient a long-term survivor.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 644.A25 S97 1999.

THE MODERN PLAGUE. c2001.
30 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #118. Describes how the human immunodeficiency virus that causes AIDS was identified. Reviews the development of increasingly effective treatment regimens and the creation of new drugs to control the virus.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.18

AIDS: EVOLUTION OF AN EPIDEMIC 2008.
2 videodiscs (4 hours) Holiday lectures on science 2007. Disc 1. Lecture 1: From outbreak to epidemic. Lecture 2: AIDS and the HIV life cycle. Lecture 3: Drugs and HIV evolution. Lecture 4: Vaccines and HIV evolution. -- Animations: U.S. AIDS epidemic; HIV life cycle; Antigen presentation and CTL; AZT blocks reverse transcriptase; protease inhibitor. -- Interactive Features: Immunology primer; What is a retrovirus?; Adherence and resistance. -- Video clips: First AIDS patients; Rapid AIDS virus test; Symptoms of acute HIV infection; CTL killing a target cell; Benefits of antiretroviral therapy; Steve Crohn: HIV free despite exposure; Adhering to an antiretroviral regimen; Demo: Student adherence activity; HIV's origin in Africa; Bob Massie; Infected but AIDS free. Disc 2. Discussions: Students fighting the HIV epidemic; Living with HIV. -- Video extras: South Africa feature; WhizzKids united; iThemba; more. -- Interviews: Dr. Visola O. Ojikutu; Dr. Bruce D. Walker; Kwame Atsina; Silvia Caballero; Tobi Ogbechie; Katie Walter
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 607.A26 A3454 2008

ABSOLUTELY POSITIVE c2003.
88 min. An intimate look at the lives of 11 unique individuals, all living with HIV. Ranging in age from 17 to 60, the group represents a wide variety of lifestyles, ethnicities, and risk groups--attesting to the ever present reality that AIDS spares no one.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 607.A26 A376 2003

COMMON THREADS: STORIES FROM THE QUILT c2004.
79 min. The story of the AIDS Memorial Quilt established by the San Francisco NAMES Project Foundation in 1987 to commemorate the lives lost to AIDS. From the thousands memorialized in the quilt, profiles five individuals--including a recovered IV drug user, a former Olympic decathlon star and a boy with hemophilia--whose stories reflect the diversity and common tragedy of those who have died from AIDS. Celebrates their unique personalities and achievements, interweaving these personal histories with a chronology of the epidemic's development and the negligence of the government
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 607.A26 C666 2004.

THE SCIENCE OF HIV c1997.
30 min. Animations of HIV concepts, interviews with leading scientists and health care workers, compelling stories of adolescents living with HIV, and prevention strategies.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 607.A26 S379 1997.

SILVERLAKE LIFE: THE VIEW FROM HERE c1993.
99 min. Presents the story of Tom Joslin and Mark Massi, a gay couple who both have AIDS. Documents their life together and the process of living with AIDS.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 607.A26 S55 1993..

UNDETECTABLE : THE NEW FACE OF AIDS c2001.
56 min. Over a 3 year period, follows 6 women and men, straight and gay and of different ethnic and cultural backgrounds as they deal for the first time with hope. Though the new multi-drug therapies for HIV disease offer a possible reprieve from what was once a death sentence, they nonetheless face both a grueling treatment regimen and the complex physical and psychological challenges of rebuilding their lives.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 607.A26 U544 2001.

IN OUR OWN WORDS TEENS AND AIDS. c1995.
20 min. Profiles five young people, infected with HIV through unprotected sex as teenagers.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RJ 387.A25 I6 1995.

Influenza

WIDE ANGLE. SEASONS 3 & 4: H5N1 KILLER FLU c2006.
ca. 55 min. H5N1 Killer Flu: Wide angle travels to Vietnam, where doctors, epidemiologists and veterinarians are battling the virus which has already jumped species from birds to humans. After the documentary, Bill Moyers interviews Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the Institute for Allergy and Infectious Diseases at the National Institutes of Health. Disc 2. 2. H5N1 Killer Flu (Vietnam).
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General JA 75.7 .W534 2006.

ANATOMY OF A PANDEMIC 2010.
ca. 60 min. Originally broadcast Dec. 14, 2009 on PBS Newshour. Examines the major issues surrounding the 2009 H1N1 influenza virus outbreak, commonly referred to as "swine flu". Contextualizes the 2009 outbreak with pandemics of the past, including the 1918 influenza pandemic. Focuses as well on the science of influenza, including the development and implementation of the current H1N1 vaccine, next generation vaccine techniques, and the quest to create a potential universal vaccine.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 644.I6 A538 2010.

ETHICAL HAZARDS IN PANDEMIC FLU PLANNING AND RESPONSE c2006.
90 min. Examines the terrible challenges an influenza pandemic would present to health professionals, political leaders, and ordinary citizens.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 644.I6 E845 2006.

INFLUENZA 1918 1998 and 2005.
60 min. Originally broadcast as an episode of: The American Experience. In the spring of 1918, an army private reported to a hospital in Kansas. He was diagnosed with the flu, an illness that doctors knew little about. By the end of WWI, America was ravaged by a flu epidemic that killed 675,000 people
FORMAT: VHS and DVD LOCATION: VHS: RA 644.I6 I549 1998 and DVD: General RA 644.I6 I549 2005

KILLER FLU c2005.
43 min. Profiles scientists racing against time to prepare for the next major influenza outbreak, a pandemic which could kill between 5 and 150 million people. Describes steps being taken to limit the spread of the H5M1 strain of avian flu.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 644.I6 K555 2005.

PREVENTING FLU AND PNEUMONIA c2007.
30 min. Originally produced in 2006 as an episode of: Healthy body, healthy mind. Outlines the science behind influenza and pneumonia and the conditions, both hygienic and environmental, that contribute to the spread of dangerous viruses and bacteria.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 644.I6 P748 2007.

Legionnaires' Disease

THE HUNT FOR THE LEGION KILLER c1982.
57 min. Originally broadcast on PBS as a segment of: Nova. Traces the frantic, frustrating search for a cause and a cure for what came to be known as Legionnaires’ disease.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 644 .L23 H8 1994.

Leprosy

THE LAST OUTCASTS [1985], c1984.
60 min. Quest for the killers (Television program). Doctors and scientists treating leprosy in the remote hilltop villages of Nepal fight superstition and the long-standing social stigmatization of leprosy.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC154.7 .N37 L3 1985x.

Mad Cow/Prion Diseases

THE BRAIN EATER c1998.
60 min. Originally broadcast on PBS as an episode of: Nova. Tracks the work of scientists, epidemiologists, and policy-makers as they seek to understand the puzzling nature of spongiform encephalopathy, or Mad Cow Disease, and its possible transmission to humans.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General QR 201.B74 B7 1998.

BRAIN SNATCHERS [2001], c1998.
53 min. Presents the ongoing medical detective story of BSE, not a bacteria or virus but a newly discovered protein called a prion. Noted virologists and veterinarians discuss its possible origin in Creuzfeldt-Jacob disease and scrapie and its proliferation through rendering factories. USDA and FDA experts comment on current meat inspection policies and the development of a diagnostic test for animals and humans.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 644.P93 B73 2001.

FOREIGN BODY 2005.
26 min. Originally produced in 1998 as a segment of: Medical detectives. This program looks at Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD), an incurable illness that destroys the human brain and is generally transmitted genetically or through blood transfusions. Cattle share a similar disease called bovine spongiform encephalopathy, also known as mad cow disease. When people with no history of CJD or blood transfusions began contracting the disease, the question arose: could eating tainted beef be the cause? Neurologist Dr. Stanley Prusiner discovered the harmless prion and its mutated form, which is the cause of both diseases.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 644.P93 F647 2005.

Polio

A PARALYZING FEAR : THE STORY OF POLIO IN AMERICA, c1997.
89 min.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 644.P9 S43 1998a

POLIO & POST-POLIO SYNDROME c1993.
29 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: The doctor is in. Polio epidemics swept the nation in the first half of the 20th century, killing many and leaving thousands disabled, most of them children. Today many polio survivors are facing new problems. After years of dormancy, their pain and disability are coming back in a condition called post-polio syndrome. Looks at the history of polio and at the current situation of those who are experiencing post-polio syndrome. Points out that cases of polio do still occur very rarely as a result of polio immunization, and more widely in countries where immunization is not yet universal. Medical experts discuss the current status of knowledge about the illness, and stress the continuing need for worldwide efforts to eradicate it.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 180 .P6 1993.

MARCHING TO A DIFFERENT DRUMMER : THE LIFE AND CAREER OF JONAS SALK c1991.
29 min. Dr. Jonas Salk describes how he overcame many obstacles in his quest to discover a polio vaccine. He also discusses the establishment of the Salk Institute for Biological Studies and his current research on an AIDS vaccine.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 180.6 .M3 1991.

THE POLIO CRUSADE c2009.
60 min. Originally broadcast Feb. 2, 2009 as an episode of: American experience. Interweaves the personal accounts of polio survivors with the story of an ardent crusader who tirelessly fought on their behalf. Features interviews with historians, scientists, polio survivors, and the only surviving scientist from the core research team that developed the Salk vaccine, Julius Youngner.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC181.U5 O832 2009.

Sexually Transmitted Diseases

SEXUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES; THE SILENT EPIDEMIC 2003.
28 min. Looks at the rising number of "silent" sexually transmitted diseases, other than HIV. Provides specific information about prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of the most common of these diseases.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RA 644.V4 S49 2003.

IT'S PERSONAL c2001.
ca. 28 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #106. Explores the development of sexual behavior and the range of sexual experience and preference that exist within society today. It also probes the question of whether the fear of the AIDS virus and other sexually transmitted diseases has caused sexual behavior patterns to change.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.6.

RISKY BUSINESS c2001.
ca. 28 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #107. Examines the current incidence of diseases spread from one person to another during sexual activity, and how the use of contraceptives protects sexual partners and unborn children from contracting such diseases.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.7

Tuberculosis

STANDARDS FOR INFECTION CONTROL. PART 3, TUBERCULOSIS PREVENTION AND PRACTICES FOR THE HEALTHCARE WORKER c2007.
15 min. Detailed overview of how tuberculosis is spread and how healthcare workers can protect themselves and others. Topics include: recent changes in TB occurrence rates, the difference between latent TB infection and active TB disease, multidrug-resistant tuberculosis, and the CDC's three levels of TB infection control.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RA 644.V4 S49 2003.

West Nile Virus

WORKING OUTDOOR: MOSQUITOES & TICKS c2004.
15 min. Raises awareness of the potential dangers of mosquitoes and ticks to those who work outdoors. Covers West Nile virus and Lyme disease.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 640 .W675 2004.

MOSQUITO NIGHTMARE c2002.
26 min. Originally broadcast in 2000 as a segment of: Discover magazine. In the summer of 1999, New York City found itself at the center of a hot zone, an outbreak of a microscopic invader never seen before in the western hemisphere. The mystery disease, which caused encephalitis and seemed to strike only the elderly, claimed seven lives. This case study in epidemiology highlights how doctors and infectious disease experts raced to determine the identity of a pathogen that turned out to be West Nile virus, an organism carried by birds and transmitted to humans by mosquitoes.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 644.W47 M67 2002.

PROTECTING YOURSELF AND YOUR COMMUNITY FROM WEST NILE VIRUS 2003.
23 min. West Nile virus, a mosquito-borne virus, is a serious health threat for people, horses and many species of birds and other animals, which has spread throughout the United States. Many people are not yet aware that they should be concerned about this virus and protect themselves. This program explains the danger, outlines preventive measures, and encourages people to take action. Contents: Introduction -- How the virus works -- Human disease -- Prevention -- Animal infection – Conclusion.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.7.

CARDIOVASCULAR DISEASE
(Includes Hypertension and Stroke)

HEART OF THE MATTER c2001.
ca. 28 min. Examines the risk factors that contribute to the possibility of atherosclerosis and the complications of heart disease. It also shows recent advances in the treatment of cardiovascular disease.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.19.

BRAIN ATTACK c2001.
28 min. Identifies the factors that can cause strokes and the symptoms to which people need to be alerted, followed by the rehabilitation stories of two stroke victims.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.20.

DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS c2005.
28 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Healthy body, health mind. Deep vein thrombosis is a severe form of blood clot. This program examines how DVT develops, including the genetic and acquired risk factors that make an occurrence likely. It also examines the life threatening problem of pulmonary embolisms, or blood clots in the lungs, which can result from DVT.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RB 144 .D446 2005.

DEEP VEIN THROMBOSIS c2005.
28 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Healthy body, health mind. Deep vein thrombosis is a severe form of blood clot. This program examines how DVT develops, including the genetic and acquired risk factors that make an occurrence likely. It also examines the life threatening problem of pulmonary embolisms, or blood clots in the lungs, which can result from DVT.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RB 144 .D446 2005.

CHRONIC FATIGUE SYNDROME c2008.
25 min. Examines the mysterious illness known as Chronic Fatigue Syndrome which as no known cause or cure. Features case studies and expert commentary.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RB 150 .F37 C476 2008.

BRAIN ATTACKS c1995.
27 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of the cable program: Senior focus. Addresses the warning signs, risk factors and medical treatment of strokes. Includes personal accounts of stroke patients, and scientific information from medical professionals.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 388.5 .B735 1995.

HEMORRHAGIC STROKE: TREATMENT APPROACHES c2000.
30 min. Brain attack: advances in treatment. Focuses on the pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of patients with two types of hemorrhagic brain attack: subarachnoid and intracerebral. Illustrates the vital role of the nurse in caring for a young adult with a subarachnoid hemorrhage, including monitoring for signs of neurologic deterioration, and modifying increases in intracranial pressure. Describes interventions, such as aneurysm precautions and preventing the potentially fatal complications of aneurysmal rebleeding and cerebral vasospasm. Also describes care of a second patient with an intracerebral hemorrhage, focusing on nursing actions to help prevent complications.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 388.5 .H46 2000.

ISCHEMIC STROKE: ACUTE CARE AND REHABILITATION c2000.
29 min. Brain attack: advances in treatment. Focuses on a patient with an ischemic brain attack who experiences a completed stroke without early intervention. Outlines acute care nursing interventions designed to protect the patient from complications. Discusses eight nursing diagnoses and specific nursing actions appropriate in caring for stabilized patients with a completed brain attack: risk for altered tissue perfusion, risk for injury, risk for aspiration, impaired verbal communication, impaired mobility, self-care deficit, urinary incontinence, and altered thought processes. Highlights the nurse's role in implementing and evaluating interventions designed to prevent complications and restore optimal function. Describes the nurse's involvement in preparing the patient and family for self-care
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 388.5 .I825 2000.

ISCHEMIC STROKE: EMERGENT TREATMENT c2000.
25 min. Brain attack: advances in treatment. Involves a patient with an ischemic brain attack whose early entry into the healthcare system allows her to benefit from the use of new intervention therapies. Explains cerebral anatomy, including descriptions of specific deficits that result from commonly occurring types of ischemic brain attack. Describes the pathophysiology of neurological damage, including the initial response of the brain to ischemia and the secondary trauma, both of which the new intervention treatments can help modify. Discusses the role of the nurse in administering thrombolytic therapy and in preventing complications.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 388.5 .I83 2000.

NURSING MANAGEMENT OF THE PATIENT WITH A CEREBROVASCULAR ACCIDENT c1995.
21 min. Mosby's medical-surgical nursing video series ; v. 8. Features a client who experiences a left hemisphere cerebrovascular accident with right-sided motor dysfunction and nonfluent aphasia. Emphasizes nursing management in the acute care setting.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 388.5 .N8 1995.

DIABETES AND HEART DISEASE c2005.
18 min., 47 sec. Helps patients understand and minimize their risk of heart disease. Covers working with the healthcare team, healthy food choices, exercise, smoking cessation, stress management, and regular check-ups. Explains signs and symptoms of a heart attack and what to do if they occur. This edition reflects the most recent guidelines for blood pressure and cholesterol for people with diabetes
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 672 .D533 2005.

HEART DISEASE RISK FACTORS: SECONDARY PREVENTION c2001.
23 min., 45 sec. Helps patients who already have coronary artery disease minimize their chances of having a heart attack or stroke and improve their quality of life. Teaches them what they can do to reduce their risk factors. Risks covered are: smoking, high cholesterol and triglycerides, high blood pressure, diabetes, excess weight, stress, and inactivity or lack of exercise. Discusses the benefits of participating in a cardiac rehabilitation program
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 672 .H437 2001.

THE HIDDEN EPIDEMIC: HEART DISEASE IN AMERICA c2007.
ca. 116 min. Examines heart disease, the number one killer in America and one of the nation's greatest health challenges for both men and women. Presents personal stories that showcase the scientific advances that are transforming the field of cardiology and the effect these changes will have on people stricken with heart disease. Includes a discussion hosted by Larry King in which medical experts and physicians present strategies and practical tactics for improving heart health. Contents: The hidden epidemic: heart disease in America. Out of nowhere -- Scary statistics -- When hearts fail slowly -- The keys to prevention -- Heart disease in women -- Cholesterol's secrets -- Inherited risk -- Within the walls -- Root causes revealed -- The challenge ahead. Take one step for a healthy heart (Larry King segment). Why don't we pay attention? -- What women need to know -- Sex, heart attacks & stress -- The golden hour -- Heart disease & obesity -- Medication, exercise & disparities -- Doctor-patient relations.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 681 .H533 2007.

HEART FAILURE c2008.
28 min.Originally broadcast in 2006 as a segment of: Healthy body, healthy mind, Examines current procedures and treatments for heart failure including exercise, state-of-the-art medications, and heart transplants, that have helped heart attack patients live healthy, normal lives.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 682 .H437 2008.

MAYO CLINIC WELLNESS SOLUTIONS FOR HEART HEALTH 2007.
95 min. Physicians from the esteemed Mayo Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota provide insights on the most effective methods for the prevention and treatment of coronary disease. Contents: What is integrative medicine? -- Understanding your heart condition: Heart health -- Action plan: Eat well to feel well : nutrition options for heart health ; Soothing therapy : meditation for heart health ; Soothing therapy : yoga for heart health -- Behind the scenes.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 682 .M396 2007.

CORONARY ARTERY DISEASE c2005.
28 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Healthy body, healthy mind. Explores the risk factors and symptoms associated with coronary artery disease, emphasizing that it can lead to a heart attack or cardiac death without warning. Includes case studies and personal commentary from patients and explanations of advanced medical procedures developed to treat coronary artery disease.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 685.C6 C676 2005

PULMONARY FIBROSIS 2008.
ca. 28 min. Originally broadcast in 2006 as a segment of: Healthy body, healthy mind. Examines pulmonary fibrosis including the ways in which it is often detected, and current strategies for treating it. Interviews doctors, researchers, and patients and presents several case studies.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 776 .F5 P856 2008.

COPD 2008.
28 min. Originally broadcast in 2006 as a segment of: Healthy body, healthy mind. Re-examines the impairments of COPD, including shortness of breath and mobility. Several case studies reveal both the clinical and the human dimensions of COPD. Also highlights newly developed drug treatments.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 776 .O3 C673 2008.

MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS

MAYO CLINIC WELLNESS SOLUTIONS FOR ARTHRITIS 2007.
91 min. Physicians from the esteemed Mayo Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota provide insights on the most effective means to cope with arthritis. Contents: What is integrative medicine? -- Understanding your condition -- Action plan: Eat well to feel well: nutrition options for arthritis ; Soothing therapies: meditation for arthritis ; Soothing therapy: yoga for arthritis -- Behind the scenes.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 933 .M396 2007.

KNEE REPLACEMENT c2008.
25 min Originally broadcast in 2007 as a segment of: Healthline. Analyzes knee joint pain and the latest treatments for it. These treatments besides regular movement when pain is present also include total knee replacement surgery and minimally invasive procedures such as SYNVISC, or knee-fluid replacement injections; as well as cortisone injections.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RD 561 .K644 2008.

FREEDOM FROM BACK PAIN 2002.
90 min. Instruction on 12 yoga exercises proven to relieve back pain
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RD 771 .B217 F744 2002

MAYO CLINIC WELLNESS SOLUTIONS FOR BACK PAIN. c2007.
93 min. Physicians from the esteemed Mayo Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota provide insights on the most effective strategies for safely stretching and strengthening your back, nutritional plans, and many other natural options to help lessen back pain. Contents: What is integrative medicine? -- Understanding your condition : back pain -- Action plan: Eat well to feel well: nutrition options for back pain ; Soothing therapy: Meditation for back pain ; Soothing therapy: Yoga for back pain -- Behind the scenes.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RD 771 .B217 M396 2007

LUMBAR SPINE: MAKING A REHABILITATION PRESCRIPTION c1998.
35 min. Rehabilitation of the spine video series ; program 1. Covers initial assessments and principles of rehabilitation. Demonstrates tests for: posture analysis, one leg standing, squat strength/coordination, hip extension, hip abduction, trunk flexion, dynamic trunk flexor, and static back extensor endurance.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RD 771.B217 R45 1998.

CERVICO-THORACIC SPINE: MAKING A REHABILITATION PRESCRIPTION c1999.
35 min. Rehabilitation of the spine video series ; program 2. Teaches how to identify key functional pathologies and how to manage them through advice, manipulation and exercise. Learn how to arrive at a rehabilitation prescription based on a comprehensive clinical evaluation including these tests: posture analysis, shoulder abduction, neck flexion, push-up, and respiration.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RD 771.B217 R452 1999.

POSTISOMETRIC RELAXATION TECHNIQUES: LOWER BACK AND LOWER EXTREMITIES c1998.
48 min. Rehabilitation of the spine video series ; program 3. Demonstrates Post-Isometric Relaxation techniques (PIR) and teaches how to perform PIR on several key muscles, including muscle length tests for each muscle. Reviews related trigger points, postural analysis, muscle imbalance, movement patterns, and exercise prescription for each muscle.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RD 771.B217 R453 1998.

SPINAL STABILIZATION: EXERCISE TRACKS c1998.
56 min. Rehabilitation of the spine video series ; program 4. Demonstrates exercise tracks for key muscles, such as the abdominals, gluteals, and back extensors, including a beginning to advanced gymball routine and sensory motor exercises. Find your safe functional training range for transitions from office to home or health club routines.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RD 771.B217 R454 1998.

DIGESTIVE SYSTEM DISORDERS

ULCERS AND GERD , c2005.
28 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Healthy body, healthy mind. Describes the symptoms, effects, and medical treatment of GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) and peptic ulcers.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 815.7 .U534 2005.

IMMUNE DISORDERS

(See also HIV/AIDS under Infectious Diseases)
THE FIGHTING EDGE c1988.
45 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Lifequest. Discusses how the human body's immune system maintains good health and fights disease. Explores the relationship of the immune system to cancer, allergies and AIDS, and describes medical treatments. Presents a case study of a baby born with a defective immune system and tells how he was treated so that he could live a normal life. Includes animated sequences.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC582 .F5 1988x.

IMMUNODEFICIENCY, A DISEASE FOR LIFE [1989?].
(22 min. Uses time-lapse microcinematography and computer animation to describe and illustrate the immune response in both a healthy person and in someone with a malfunctioning immune system. Outlines accompanying causes and diseases, particularly for cancer and AIDS.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 606 .I6 1989.

LIVING WITH CROHN'S DISEASE c2003.
24 min. Presents information about Crohn's disease including risk factors, symptoms, screening methods, complications, and treatment options, including anti-inflammatory medications, steroid treatments, immunosuppression, injected proteins, and surgical interventions. Also discusses cycles of remission and relapse, genetic and pharmaceutical research, diet and nutrition, pregnancy, and support groups.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 606 .I6 1989.

NERVOUS SYSTEM & BRAIN/MUSCLE DISORDERS

UNDERSTANDING SEIZURES AND EPILEPSY c2003.
11 min. Explains seizure disorders in everyday language. Explores what happens when someone has a seizure and how others can know what and what not to do.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 372 .U54 2003.

MOVEMENT DISORDERS c1988.
35 min. Provides an overview of common movement disorders resulting from lesions to specific regions of the nervous system.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 376.5 .M6 1988x.

ASPECTS OF MS c2007.
28 min. Originally broadcast in 2003 as a segment of: Healthy body, healthy mind. Outlines what happens to the central nervous system and its myelin nerve sheaths when a patient suffers from MS; describes how movement, memory, and vision can be impaired; and examines recently developed medicines that can slow the advance of the disease. Identifies areas of study that may yield important MS clues including gender differences, genetic factors, and environmental triggers such as viral or bacterial infection.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 377 .A874 2007.

LEARNING ABOUT MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS c2003.
24 min. Cutting edge medical report. Presents an overview of multiple sclerosis including types of MS as well as diagnostics involving MRI scans, pharmaceutical treatment with the "ABC drugs" and Rebif, and physical therapy.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 377 .L437 2003.

NEW WEAPONS TO FIGHT MULTIPLE SCLEROSIS c2009.
ca. 30 min. Originally broadcast in 2009 as a segment of: Healthy body, healthy mind. Surveys a MRI lab to see the latest tools in the fight against MS and interviews some of the experts who are on the front lines in the battle against this debilitating condition.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 377 .N499 2009

MY FATHER, MY BROTHER, AND ME c2009.
ca. 30 min. Originally broadcast on Feb. 3, 2009 as a segment of: Frontline. Dave Iverson explores the scientific, ethical, and political debate that surrounds Parkinson's, a disease at the center of the ongoing controversy over embryonic stem cell research. Iverson talks to scientists on the cutting edge of new cures and therapies for Parkinson's as well as a number of other major neurological conditions. Includes conversations with fellow Parkinson's sufferers actor Michael J. Fox and writer Michael Kinsley.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 382 .M943 2009

IF I CAN'T DO IT: A DOCUMENTARY c1998.
58 min., 42 sec. Born with cerebral palsy in an isolated Kentucky cabin, Arthur Campbell, Jr., spent his first thirty-eight years sheltered by overprotective parents at home. Today, he lives independently and is an advocate and activist for disability rights. This outstanding documentary is an unflinching portrait of one cantankerous and courageous disabled man who, with many others, is pushing for independence and an equal slice of the American pie.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 388 .I3 1998.

KING GIMP 2000.
40 min. Dan Keplinger was born with cerebral palsy. Filmed over thirteen years, the film chronicles Dan Keplinger's life from his years in a special school to his college graduation.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 388 .K564 2000.

CONCUSSION: AN EDUCATIONAL DVD FOR SCHOOLS c2004.
14 min. Developed as an aid for teachers and trainers interested in educating students about concussion. Includes an introduction to how the brain works, the definition of concussion, and discussion of what happens when concussion occurs, as well as symptoms and management. Contents: How the brain works -- Definition of a concussion -- Metabolic changes following a concussion -- Symptoms of concussion -- Concussion management.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 394 .C7 C663 2004.

ALS : LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE c2004.
29 min. Originally broadcast in 2003 as a segment of: The doctor is in. Studies the cases of three patients with Lou Gehrig's disease. Commentary provided by Lucie Brujin, Ph.D, science director of the ALS Association, and Jeffrey Cohen, M.D., a neurologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 406 .A24 A531 2004

INDESTRUCTIBLE 2008.
1 hr. 53 min. Diagnosed with ALS, a fatal neurodegenerative disease, filmmaker Ben Byer starts documenting his life on camera. What begins as a series of video diaries grows into an epic journey spanning three years and six countries as he scours the globe looking for answers--and a cure.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 406 .A24 I534 2008.

LOU GEHRIG'S DISEASE: INSIGHTS INTO ALS c2008.
25 min. Originally broadcast in 2007 as a segment of: Healthline. Examines ALS or amyotrophic lateral sclerosis including the quest for better treatments, assessment of the possibility of a cure, and illustrates what life is like presently for patient.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 406 .A24 L684 2008.

THE INJURED BRAIN: CLOSED HEAD TRAUMA c1994.
19 min. Explains the types and symptoms of closed head injuries, anything from temporary loss of consciousness to coma, though some patients show almost no symptoms. Shows the tests used to determine the nature and extent of the injury, treatment, the problems of recovery, and the role of rehabilitation
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RD 594 .I548 1994.

BRAIN DISORDERS & MENTAL HEALTH:
General Addictions, ADHD, Alzheimer's Disease, Autism Spectrum, Bi-Polar, Depression, Eating Disorders, Schizophrenia, Sleep Disorders, Stress/PTSD

General

THE MIND:TEACHING MODULES 1996.
35 modules, 5-10 min. each Explores the inner workings of the human brain. Covers topics including hypnotic dissociation, pain relief, the placebo effect, cognition and the immune system, endorphins, brain mechanisms of pleasure and addiction, language processing, subliminal stimulation, teratogens, newborn capabilities, aging and cognitive function, Alzheimer's Disease, phantom limb pain, chronic pain, depressants' effect on the brain, language predisposition, mood disorders, and the mind of the psychopath. Contents Module 1. (10:45 min.) Unraveling the mysteries of the mind. Module 2. (3:03 min.) Hypnotic dissociation and pain relief. Module 3. (9:14 min.) The placebo effect: mind-body relationship. Module 4. (10:20 min.) Cognition and the immune system: mind/body interaction. Module 5. (5:01 min.). Endorphins: the brain's natural morphine. Module 6. (6:51 min.) Brain mechanisms of pleasure and addiction. Module 7. (9:05 min.) The frontal lobes: cognition and awareness. Module 8. (6:19 min.) Language processing in the brain. Module 9. (4:46 min.) Studying the effects of subliminal stimulation on the mind. Module 10. (12:35 min.) Life without memory: the case of Clive Wearing, pt. 1. Module 11. (32:35 min.) Clive Wearing, pt. 2: Living without memory -- Module 12. (12:44 min.) Teratogens and their effects on the developing brain and mind. Module 13. (3:59 min.) Capabilities of the newborn. Module 14. (7:34 min.) Infant cognitive development. Module 15. (6:44 min.) Social development in infancy. Module 16.(10:09 min.) The effect of aging on cognitive function: nature/nurture. Module 17. (11:16 min.) Aging and memory. Module 18. (9:27 min.) Effects of mental and physical activity on brain/mind. Module 19. (11:40 min.) Understanding Alzheimer's disease. Module 20. (4:29 min.) Phantom limb pain: fooling the mind. Module 21. (14:23 min.) Treating chronic pain. Module 22. (4:24 min.) Depressants and their addictive effect on the brain -- Module 23. (4:03 min.) Infant speech sound discrimination. Module 24. (3:44 min.) Language predisposition. Module 25. (6:08 min.) Human language: signed and spoken. Module 26. (7:29 min.) The bilingual brain. Module 27. (14:39 min.) Animal language. Module 28. (4:42 min.) Language and culture. Module 29.(11:40 min.) Alcohol addiction: hereditary factors. Module 30. (19:40 min.) Treating drug addiction: a behavioral approach. Module 31.(7:34 min.) Mood disorders: mania and depression. Module 32. (6:11 min.) Mood disorders: hereditary factors. Module 33. (12:29 min.) Mood disorders: medication and talk therapy. Module 34. (5:45 min.) Treating depression: electroconvulsive therapy (ECT). Module 35. (18:39 min.) The mind of the psychopath.
FORMAT: Streaming Video http://learner.org/resources/series150.html

THE WORLD OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY 1992.
13 episodes (60 min. each) A video series that covers the spectrum of psychological disorders from simple stress to paranoid schizophrenia. In documentary style, therapists, physicians, and researchers weave their commentary on causal factors, treatments and prognoses around the patients' own stories. 1. Looking at abnormal behavior -- 2. The nature of stress -- 3. The anxiety disorders -- 4. Psychological factors and physical illness -- 5. Personality disorders -- 6. Substance abuse disorders -- 7. Sexual disorders -- 8. Mood disorders -- 9. The schizophrenias -- 10. Organic mental disorders -- 11. Behavior disorders of children -- 12. Psychotherapies -- 13. An ounce of prevention.
FORMAT: Streaming Video http://learner.org/resources/series60.html

STATE OF MIND. c2001.
27 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #103. Discusses the epidemiology of mental disorders and explains the more promising treatment approaches now emerging. Follows the cases of a woman who suffers from depression and a bulimic.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.3.

HEALTH NEWS AND INTERVIEWS. MENTAL HEALTH AND THE HUMAN MIND c2007.
51 min. "This collection of 34 video clips takes a close look at mental health and the human mind"--Container. Contents: Cognitive behavioral therapy -- Schizophrenic brain -- Genetic schizophrenia -- Antidepressants and cellular growth -- Imaging antidepressant accuracy -- Depression and hearing tests -- Exercise and depression -- Older women and exercise -- Exercise prescription -- Generational depression -- Panic disorder -- Puppy love -- Post-stress drugs -- Meditation changes brains -- Sunny mood -- Hypnosis surgery -- Fearless gene -- Trauma control -- What sex is your brain -- Stress changes your brain -- Humor and the sexes -- Racist brain region -- Brain-based bias -- Troubled teens -- Wiring the brain -- Sleepless students -- Snooze you can use -- Sleeping yourself sick -- Get out of bed -- Catching up on sleep -- TV and sleep -- Sleep and brain chemistry -- Making memories -- Brain viagra.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 790 .H435 2007

THE WORLD OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY. PART 13, AN OUNCE OF PREVENTION 1992.
60 min. Examines several community-based projects that focus on specific life stages. Each example uses a unique combination of strategies to lessen the effects of known psychological, sociocultural, environmental, and biological risk factors in the hope that the development of psychological problems do not occur.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RA 790 .W67 1992.

PSYCHOSOMATIC c1999.
25 min. Trouble in mind. Discusses how the body and mind can work together to make you ill, especially when you throw stress into the mix.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 49 .P79 1999.

WHEN THE BRAIN GOES WRONG: SEVEN SHORT FILMS ABOUT BRAIN DISORDERS [1994], c1992.
45 min. Originally produced for an exhibit at Philadelphia’s Franklin Institute. Presents seven portraits of individuals with a range of brain dysfunctions. In addition to their stories, the segments include interviews with physicians who speak briefly about what is known about the disorder and what can be done to help those who have it. Contents:
Schizophrenia – Manic depression – Addiction – Epilepsy – Stroke – Head injury – Headaches.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 386.2 .W4 1994.

THE WORLD OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY. PART 10, ORGANIC MENTAL DISORDERS 1992.
60 min. Focuses on organic mental disorders that result from three causes: physical trauma, disease, and exposure to toxic substances. Discusses assessment, treatment, and prognosis.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 387.5 .W67 1992.

HOW DOES YOUR MEMORY WORK? c2008.
49 min. Explores the mechanisms of human memory, presenting new case studies and medical findings that reveal the complexity of the brain's memory center. Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Randy Buckner explains his research into memory functions and Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Faraneh Vargha-Khadem of University College London discusses her work with a 30-year old man who, due to hippocampal damage, has almost no memory capacity. And Dr. Alain Brunet of McGill University explains recent trials of propanolol as a treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 394 .M46 H69 2008.

STRANGER IN THE MIRROR c1993.
60 min. Originally broadcast on PBS in 1987 as an segment of: Nova. Presents the cases of two individuals suffering with visual agnosia, a disorder which makes the individual unable to recognize what they are seeing.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 394 .V57 S7 1993.

BACK FROM MADNESS: THE STRUGGLE FOR SANITY c1996.
53 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: America undercover. Follows four psychiatric patients for one to two years, from the time they arrive at Harvard's Massachusetts General Hospital. Contextualizes their present-day treatments with rare archival footage demonstrating how their conditions were treated in the past. On one level, the program examines what psychiatric treatment is like today at one of the world's most famous hospitals. Beyond this, the program is about the patients themselves, and the inner strength that is required of them as they search for some relief from the severe mental illnesses they are coping with--schizophrenia, manic-depression, obsessive-compulsive disorder, and suicidal depression.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 445 .M43 C3 1996.

FALSE MEMORIES c2001.
ca. 52 min. Originally produced in 2000 for television, Discovery Communications, Inc. Describes how human memory works and shows how, through suggestion, individuals can come to believe they experienced events that never happened. Focuses on two cases of false memory syndrome and its consequences. Also describes the "cognitive interview" technique employed in British law enforcement to elicit accurate memories unlikely to be recalled in standard interviews of crime witnesses.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 455.2 .F35 F357 2001.

MADNESS 1992.
5 videocassettes (ca. 58 min. ea.) Program 1 explores past and present myths about mental illness, and how our current-day perceptions and fears compare with earlier superstitions. Program 2 looks at the history of institutionalized treatment for mental patients. Program 3 discusses the history of medical discoveries about the structure and functioning of the brain. Program 4 looks at Sigmund Freud and some of the modern variations on his work. Program 5 discusses schizophrenia, the most baffling of mental diseases. Contents: [pt. 1] To define true madness -- [pt. 2] Out of sight -- [pt. 3] Brain waves -- [pt. 4] The talking cure -- [pt. 5] In two minds.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 480 .M34 1992.

MADNESS c2004.
51 min. This segment of the five-part series presents a history of medical treatment. This program follows the long, often grim road towards understanding and treating mental illness. Through testimonials, original manuscripts, photos, and extensive footage from medical archives, leading doctors and medical historians trace the history of asylums, the development of psychoanalysis, electroconvulsive therapy, and the rise of psychopharmacology. Details the once widespread use of phrenology, lobotomy, and lobotomy's ancient precursor, trepanning.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 480 .M346 2004.

MEDITATION c2008.
60 min. Alternative therapies, a scientific exploration. Examines the effects of meditation on the human mind, nervous system, and anatomy. Presents interviews with practitioners and medical researchers who have developed theories and insights into meditation-related phenomena. Patients who use meditation to relieve clinical conditions recount their experiences.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 489 .M43 M435 2008

MYSTERIES OF THE MIND c1988.
58 min. Lifequest. Explores manic-depressive, obsessive-compulsive disorders, alcoholism, and other mood disorders and examines the neuro-chemical and genetic components in these disorders.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 512 .M9 1988x.

MADNESS [1988], c1984.
60 min. The Brain ; 7. Examines mental illness as a possible dysfunction of the brain rather than a condition caused by life experience. Focuses on severe schizophrenia as a brain disorder which may be genetically or biochemically caused and underscores how much brain researchers now know and what they have yet to accomplish.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 514 .M34 1992.

UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS AND SCHIZOPHRENIA 2006.
27 min. Originally broadcast in 2004 as a segment of: Healthy body, healthy mind. Although mental illnesses severely affect thoughts, moods, and coping abilities, a fulfilling life is still possible for people who face those challenges. Outlining the symptoms and possible causes of schizophrenia, clinical depression, and bipolar disorder, this program explores various treatment options and identifies ways that patients can achieve personal independence. Real-world success stories are featured, emphasizing the importance of support from family and friends, as well as the vital role that medication and therapy play. A detailed discussion of medicines developed during the 1990s sheds light on their improvements over previous drugs, as well as concerns about their side effects.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 514 .U644 2004.

DELIRIUM c1999.
25 min. Trouble in mind. Discusses society's past experience, symptoms and treatment of this mental disorder.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 520.7 .D45 1999.

OUT OF BALANCE c2006.
26 min.:40 sec.. Inside out ; 19. Examines the incidence and symptoms of anxiety disorders, in all of their many variations, and personality disorders.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 531 .O986 2006

THE WORLD OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY. PART 3, THE ANXIETY DISORDERS 1992.
60 min. Examines two of the most common anxiety disorders--panic with agoraphobia and generalized anxiety disorder--and shows how psychologists are making headway in treating them.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 531 .W67 1992

IT'S NOT ME, IT'S MY OCD : OBSESSIONS/COMPULSIONS c1997.
28 min. Witness OCD sufferers, hear from experts, learn about animal behavior clues to the disorder, and see portions of two behavioral therapy sessions designed specifically for adults and children with OCD.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 533 .I87 1997.

NEVER ENOUGH c2010.
35 min., 30 sec. Probes our relationship with the material world through three Americans' relationships with their "stuff" as de-cluttering expert Ron Alford of Disaster Masters helps them deal with their hoarding and shopping problems. Examines the impacts of material culture, consumerism, mental illness on the social fabric of our lives.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC533 .N484 2010

OBSESSIVE COMPULSIVE c1999.
ca. 25 min. Trouble in mind. Looks at lives touched by OCD and how behavior therapy helps.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 533 .O37 1999.

PANIC DISORDER c1999.
ca. 25 min. Trouble in mind. Shows how the body's built-in mechanism for survival goes into overdrive in this discussion of panic disorder and extreme anxiety, including the subtle signs.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 535 .P36 1999.

FIGHT OR FLIGHT?: OVERCOMING PANIC AND AGORAPHOBIA c1998.
47 min. Portrays the experience of panic disorder with agoraphobia and shows how cognitive-behavioral therapy can provide the skills that sufferers need to attain relief. Detailed accounts from actual clients are accompanied by a step-by-step overview of treatment from cognitive-behavioral therapy specialists. Components described include self-monitoring, controlled breathing, realistic thinking, and internal and external exposure. Also covered are the physical symptoms of anxiety, the risks and benefits of medications, the role of group treatment, and how to maintain gains over time.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 552 .A44 F54 1998.

I THINK THEY THINK: OVERCOMING SOCIAL PHOBIA c1998.
52 min. Portrays the effects of social phobia in sufferers' lives. Featured are interviews with three therapy patients with commentary by cognitive-behavioral therapists. Shows how cognitive behavioral therapy helps clients monitor their fears, challenge automatic and habitual thoughts, and expose themselves gradually to anxiety-provoking situations. The use of social situations and realistic thinking records are modeled. Also covered are the pros and cons of medication use, the role of group treatment and meditation, and coping with setbacks in recovery.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 552 .S62 I2 1998.

THE WORLD OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY. PART 5, PERSONALITY DISORDERS 1992.
60 min. Identifies eleven personality disorders and concentrates on four: narcissistic, antisocial, borderline, and obsessive-compulsive.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 554 .W67 1992

ANTISOCIAL, c1999.
ca. 25 min. Trouble in mind. Discusses how this troubling and vicious mental disorder known as antisocial personality disorder can result in a Charles Manson figure.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 555 .A68 1999.

THE WORLD OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY. PART 7, SEXUAL DISORDERS c1992.
60 min. Discusses a variety of sexual dysfunctions and sexual disorders, focusing on pedophilia, rape, gender dysphoria and desire, and arousal disorders. Addresses potential psychological, sociocultural, and biological causal factors as well as approaches to treatment.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 556 .W67 1992

Addictions (Drug, Alcohol, Smoking)

DEATH BY ALCOHOL: THE SAM SPADY STORY. c2006.
ca. 30 min. The story of a college student who died of alcohol poisoning.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5128 .U5 D438 2006.

DRINKING APART : FAMILIES UNDER THE INFLUENCE. c1999.
71 min. "Millions of Americans wrestle with a drug or alcohol problem during their lives, usually without the aid of counseling. But at Ackerman Institute for the Family, teams of counselors help many to regain their freedom. This program tracks the progress of a husband and wife, a mother and teenage daughter, and a young couple over a three-year period as they fight their way to recovery. Candidly filmed at Ackerman, at Addicts Rehabilitation Center in New York, and even in the subjects' homes, the documentary provides valuable insights into both the devastating effects of drug and alcohol dependence on different types of relationships and the methods being used to assist in breaking addictions"--Container.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General HV 5132 .D756 1999.

SPIN THE BOTTLE: SEX, LIES AND ALCOHOL.> [2004]
44 min. Examines the difficulties students have in navigating a cultural environment saturated with messages about gender and alcohol. Contents: Get this party started: glamorizing alcohol -- Under the influence: men and alcohol -- Message in a bottle: women and drinking -- Courage in a can: alcohol and sex -- Body shots: alcohol, sex and violence -- Last call: changing the culture -- Extras.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk HV 5135 .T66 2007.

TOO MUCH: THE EXTREME DANGERS OF BINGE DRINKING 2007.
ca. 25 min. Against the backdrop of Spring Break overindulgence in Panama City, Florida, this documentary examines the harrowing and tragic consequences of underage drinkers who do not understand the real risks of out-of-control alcohol abuse. Introduces two brain and alcohol researchers who take students on an eye-opening video field trip, using MRIs and PET scans to graphically show alcohol damage in the brain. Using 3-D images of the brain, the researchers describe what happens as drink after drink is consumed, causing the brain to ultimately shut down the autonomic nervous system, causing death. A young teenage girl who was sexually assaulted during a Spring Break drinking binge presents her painful story. Also interviews the parent of a student who died from alcohol poisoning while partying with his friends. Interspersed throughout is footage of alternative, alcohol-free Spring Breaks, featuring real teens who decided to do something constructive with their vacations, such as building housing for needy families.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk HV 5135 .S656 2004.

WOMEN AND ALCOHOLISM. c2004.
28 min. Originally broadcast in 2003 as an episode of: The doctor is in. Through interviews and the advice of medical experts the video details the special risks alcohol creates for women, what help is needed, and where to go when it is.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5137 .W664 2004.

DRUNKS. 2012, c1995.
88 min. Story of a small group of people who meet at an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting to share coffee and laughs along with their stories of recovery. Based on the play "Blackout" by Gary Lennon
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION:Circulation Desk HV 5275 .D786 2012.

INSIDE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS. c2002.
ca. 50 min. Originally broadcast as an episode of the television program Investigative reports. Explores the myth and reality of Alcoholics Anonymous. Shows what goes on in AA meetings and examines the combination of dogma, procedure, and community support that has transformed so many lives. Features interviews with AA "old-timers," AA's managing director, leading national health authorities, and the organization's outspoken critics.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5278 .I58 2002.

BUTT OUT. 1992.
35 min. A quit smoking plan that discusses getting ready to quit, eliminating triggers, coping effectively, best treatment
options, and overcoming setbacks. With an introduction and conclusion by Ed Asner.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General HV 5740 .B8 1992.

QUIT & STAY QUIT. [1996], c1995.
2 videocassettes (25 min.) Discusses the reasons people like to smoke, the negative physical consequences of smoking, the four components of addiction, and the fear of withdrawal (pt. 1). Also discusses the six stages of change for quitting smoking (pt. 2). Contents: pt. 1. Understanding the problems of nicotine and nicotine dependence (11:45) -- pt. 2. The stages of quitting nicotine and tobacco (12:55)
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General HV 5740 .Q8 1996 pt. 1 and pt. 2

60 MINUTES TO A SMOKE FREE LIFE. c1990.
60 min. Offers techniques for quitting smoking. Includes scenes from Dr. Robinson's stop smoking seminars.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General HV 5740 .S5 1990.

CLOSE TO HOME: MOYERS ON ADDICTION. c1998.
5 videocassettes (309 min.) Bill Moyers explores the issues of drug and alcohol addiction. Each program looks at different aspects of addiction and recovery, with shared experiences of addicts and those helping them toward recovery. Contents: [1] Portrait of addiction (57 min.) -- [2] The hijacked brain (57 min.) -- [3] Changing lives (81 min.) -- [4] The next generation (57 min.) -- [5] The politics of addiction (57 min.)
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk HV 5801 .C56 1998 no.1, no. 2, no. 3, no. 4, & no. 5

PILLS: NEVER ENOUGH!. [2008]
52 min. Examines the use of dietary supplements augmented by hormones to slow the effects of aging; the consumption of energy drinks such as the controversial Cocaine, which packs the caffeine punch of eight espressos; the abuse of Prozac and sleep disorder med Modafinil by employees striving to work better and longer; the abuse of Ritalin and Concerta by students trying to improve their grades; and abuse of OxyContin, Xanax, and other prescription meds at "pharming parties," just for kicks. Explores the abuse of ED meds Viagra, Cialis, and Levitra.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5801 .P555 2008.

PSYCHOACTIVE : CLUB DRUGS & INHALANTS c2002.
53 min. This video emphasizes the reasons club drugs and inhalants are used; the unpredictability of the response to psychedelic drugs especially when used together with other psychoactive drugs; the physiological and psychological effects of MDMA, GHB, and other psychedelics especially on mood and memory; the continued use and health consequences of nitrous oxide and petroleum-based inhalants; the impact of inhalants on the lungs, heart, liver, kidneys, blood cells, and brain; treatment options for bad "trips," overdoses, and polydrug use.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk HV 5801 .P79 2002.

COCAINE & CRACK. c1999.
48 min. Discusses the bodily, psychological and societal effects of cocaine; cocaine addiction and its symptoms; and why cocaine and crack addicts have a high risk of relapse. For recovering addicts, provides tools and inspiration to get through cravings, identify triggers, seek help and make life changes.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk HV 5810 .C615 1999.

COCAINE & CRACK. c2004.
23 min. Students delve into the history of cocaine and examine its impact on the individual and society as a whole. With vivid animations and first-person accounts, students learn harsh facts about the effects of using both the powder and crystal form of cocaine. This program explores the cycle of tolerance, physical dependence and addiction that many abusers face and highlights the physical and psychological damage that occurs as cocaine changes brain chemistry.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5810 .C633 2004.

CRANK: DARKNESS ON THE EDGE OF TOWN. 2008.
approx. 60 min. Methamphetamine, also called "crank" counts more users than cocaine and heroin combined. Meth leaves in its wake: addiction, crime, burn victims, neglected children and toxic properties. This program measures meth's shocking impact on one Tennessee town, examining the deadly drug phenomenon, the legislation aimed at controlling the sale of meth-precursor cold medicines and the hard lessons families learn about addiction.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5822 .A5 C736 2008.

METH: A COUNTY IN CRISIS. c2005.
ca. 46 min. Documents the crisis of metamphetamine abuse and manufacture in Franklin County, Missouri. Through interviews and personal stories, shows the impacts on the lives of individuals and families, police and other emergency response personnel, and the children of abusers. Other topics include the generation of highly hazardous waste through metamphetamine manufacture, and a visit to a drug court.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5822 .A5 M474 2005.

BUSTED : AMERICA'S WAR ON MARIJUANA. c1998.
60 min. Originally broadcast as an episode of: Frontline. Explores the impact of current policy on stemming the tide of marijuana use and looks at how marijuana law enforcement is affecting American life.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk HV 5822 .M3 B87 1998.

MARIJUANA: THE MIRROR THAT MAGNIFIES. c1996.
29 min. Discusses the botany of marijuana, its desired effects, side effects and withdrawal effects.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk HV 5822 .M3 M3 1996.

PRINCE OF POT. c2006.
12 min. Originally broadcast on March 5, 2006 as a segment of: 60 minutes. Examines the case of Marc Emery, aka "The Prince of Pot," the leader of a marijuana legalization movement in Canada. There he operates a thriving mail-order marijuana seed business with little interference from Canadian officials. However, U.S. authorities want him extradited to the United States to face prosecution.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5822 .M3 P756 2006.

ECSTASY: THE E STREET BLUES. 2003, c2002.
21 min. Discusses the fast-growing problem of Ecstasy use. It examines the way that MDMA, the active ingredient in Ecstasy, affects the body physiologically, and explains why the symptoms of overheating, memory loss, depression, and brain damage occur. Interviews with former Ecstasy users describe their descent into prison, homelessness, and attempts at murder and suicide, and their eventual success in their long battle with the drug. With over 90% of rave attendees saying that they have used Ecstasy at least once, this information is essential.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General HV 5822 .M38 E37 2003.

ECSTASY, HAPPINESS IN A PILL?< c2004.
45 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: 48 hours. Takes a broad look at the drug ecstasy. Case studies involving a high school student, two college students, and a single mother of three serve as platforms for investigating ecstasy's role as a gateway drug, the spread of potentially lethal copycat drugs and how the controversial group DanceSafe helps ecstasy abusers at raves to tell the difference, law enforcement's crackdown on ecstasy dealers with raids and stiff sentences, and ecstasy's use as an aid in coping with emotional trauma.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General HV 5822 .M38 E378 2004.

METH. VOLUME ONE, VICTIMS: BIG TIME DRUG IN SMALL TOWN AMERICA. c2005.
18 min. Meth has become a huge problem, especially in small and seemingly peaceful towns. In this video mothers who have endangered their children talk about the powerful hold meth has had on them, and a young man describes his path from meth user to supplier for his community.
FORMAT: DVDLOCATION: Circulation Desk HV 5822 .M38 M48 2005.

THE METH EPIDEMIC. c2006.
60 min. Investigates the meth rampage in America: the appalling impact on individuals, families and communities, and the difficulty of controlling an essential ingredient in meth - ephedrine and pseudoephedrine - sold legally in over-the-counter cold remedies. Contents: Introduction -- Uncovering meth's history and spread -- Lost opportunity -- Trying to regulate meth's essential ingredient -- A national epidemic.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General HV 5822 .M38 M484 2006

THE PRICE OF ECSTASY.2004.
51 min. Takes a look at the pleasures and dangers of party drugs through the eyes of abusers and the medical practitioners and social workers who engage with them. Footage of consenting abusers taking and tripping on ecstasy, ketamine, and GHB shows club drug highs, while interviews with doctors, researchers, and addiction counselors outline possible ramifications of substance abuse, including date rape, addiction, and death.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General HV 5822 .M38 P753 2004.

RUSHING, CRASHING, DYING: THE METH EPIDEMIC. c2007.
25 min. Real people share their experiences with methamphetamine and what it has done to their lives. The teacher's resource book includes a program summary, student activities and fact sheets. Contents: Introduction -- Dr. Stephen Dewey -- Chasing the first high -- Physical effects -- Meth and the community -- Monica: a family story -- Letter to Caleb -- Recovering from meth.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5822 .M38 R874 2007.

PHARM COUNTRY. c2006.
21 min. Originally broadcast on March 9 & 14, 2006 as segments of: Nightline. Examines a disturbing and rapidly growing trend in teenage drug abuse: getting high on legal drugs, often obtained through parents' prescriptions or from questionable sources over the Internet.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5824 .Y68 P437 2006 .

PRESCRIPTION FOR TROUBLE: USE AND ABUSE. c2004.
25 min., 40 sec. Originally broadcast in 2003 as a segment of: Reality matters.The difficulties caused in the lives of young people by drugs are compounded by a culture that subtly advocates medication as the answer to many different problems. Experts put forth explanations for the explosion in the abuse of legal drugs, and demonstrate how the abuse is addictive and dangerous.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5824 .Y68 P747 2004.

NEUQUA ON DRUGS. 2012.
84 min. Three students died from drug overdose during the 2011-12 school year at Neuqua Valley High School in Naperville, Illinois. This student-produced film was inspired by the classmates' deaths as well as the increasing use of drugs, including heroin, at the school. Includes powerful interviews with over 20 current and former Neuqua Valley High School students who speak candidly about their drug use.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General HV 5831 .I4 N478 2012.

THE ADDICTED BRAIN c1987.
26 min. Shows how the human brain manufactures and uses drugs. Explores the cutting edge of developments in the biochemistry of addiction and addictive behavior.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk QP 356.3 .A4 1987.

WEB OF ADDICTION. 2001.
30 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #111. Investigates current research regarding chemical use and abuse, as well as the nature of addiction and dependency, whatever the substance. Interwoven with this investigation is the human side of addiction-as those who are dealing with the problem share the pain of their physiological, psychological, economic, and social bondage.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt. 11.

FEELS SO GOOD--HURTS SO BAD. 2001.
ca. 28 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode #112. Examines how the use of alcohol and tobacco relates to disease, disability, and death.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.12.

ADDICTION: A 14-PART SERIES. c2007.
4 videodiscs (388 min.) Strives to break through the myths and explain what addiction really is, what causes it, and how to get the best available treatments. Contents: Disc 1. Saturday night in a Dallas ER ; A mother's desperation ; The science of relapse ; The adolescent addict ; Brain imaging ; Opiate addiction: a new medication ; Topiramate: a clinical trial for alcoholism ; Steamfitters Local Union 638 ; Insurance woes -- Disc 2. The supplementary series. What is addiction? ; Understanding relapse ; The search for treatment: a challenging journey ; The adolescent addict: multi-systemic therapy: a new outpatient approach ; Phoenix academy: a profile of residential treatment -- Disc 3. The supplementary series. An interview with Nora Volkow, M.D ; An interview with Mark Willenbring, M.D ; An interview with Michael Dennis, Ph.D ; An interview with Kathleen Brady, M.D., Ph.D. -- Disc 4. The supplementary series. Getting an addict into treatment: the CRAFT approach ; Treating stimulant addiction: the CBT approach ; Opiate addiction: understanding replacement therapy ; South Boston drug court ; A mother's desperation
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 533 .A282 2007.

HELP ME!: I CAN'T HELP MYSELF c2003.
41 min. Originally broadcast as an ABC News special April 21, 2003. Stossel reports on the causes and effects of various addictions, talking with researchers, psychologists and "addicts" and asking them: Is addiction a choice? Publicity about addiction suggests it is a disease so powerful that addicts no longer have free will.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 533 .H456 2003.

THE ADDICTIVE PERSONALITY c2008.
25 min. Originally broadcast in 2007 as a segment of: Healthline. Examines the complexities of the addictive personality. Includes a case studies featuring a patient with a serious gambling addiction and two sisters with addictive personalities.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 533 .A335 2008.

CHEMICAL DEPENDENCE: UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION. c2006.
approx. 58 min. Examines how drug addiction and alcoholism begin and how the substance abuse cycle continues.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 564 .C446 2006.

DEMYSTIFYING ADDICTION; UNDERSTANDING THE HIJACKED BRAIN. 2007, c2005.
48 mins. "Thomas Hedlund discusses addiction as a brain disease and an attachment disorder rooted in early emotional development. Dramatic images of the brain demonstrate changes between addicted and normal brains."--Opening screen
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 564 .D469 2007.

HEALTH NEWS AND INTERVIEWS: SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND ADDICTION VIDEO CLIPS. c2007.
27 min. This collection of 18 video clips takes a close look at alcohol and tobacco and at addiction"--Container. Contents: Alcohol. Fruit flies and alcohol ; Booze-free brains ; Buzzed brain ; Fetal alcohol damage ; Alcohol and advertising ; Student drinking ; Teen drinking -- Tobacco. Smoking damage ; Smoking receptor ; Smoking, stress, and gender ; Smoking and fertility ; Smoking and ethnicity -- Addiction. Riddle of addiction ; Why coffee works ; Caffeine withdrawal ; Teens and steroids ; Meth and the brain ; Anti-cocaine virus.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 564 .H435 2007.

MEDICAL CONSEQUENCES OF ADDICTION. c2005.
36 min. Examines the physical problems caused by the heavy and long-term use of psychoactive drugs, especially tobacco, alcohol, methamphetamines, and marijuana.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 564 .M445 2005.

PSYCHEDELICS & HALLUCINOGENS. c1999.
30 min. Drugs, uses and abuses. Describes the various drugs in the classes of psychedelics and hallucinogens.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 564 .P79 1999.

UNDERSTANDING ADDICTION c1995.
23 min. No more shame. Explains the most current research into why people become addicted, what puts them at risk, and what the best treatments may be. Profiles an individual who was an alcoholic and has gone through the process of recovery.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 564 .U5 1995.

UNDERSTANDING ADDICTIONS. c2010.
26 min. Addresses the biological, psychological and social aspects of addictions along with the reasons why people turn to drugs.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 564 .U544 2010.

THE WORLD OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY. PART 6, SUBSTANCE ABUSE DISORDERS.1992.
60 min. Focuses on alcohol, cocaine, and nicotine addiction, considers the effects of substance abuse on the individual and society, and examines causal factors and treatment approaches.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 564 .W67 1992.

ADDICTION & MENTAL ILLNESS. [1998?].
28 min. Profiles two people suffering from both alcoholism and mental illness to illustrate the difficulties in recognizing and treating this common combination. Interviews the patients, a man who is schizophrenic and a woman with manic depression, therapists, mental health professionals, and other experts who explore a range of approaches to controlling the addiction and achieving mental stability.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 564.68 .A4 1998.

MEDICAL EFFECTS OF ALCOHOL. 1984.
13 min. Explains how one alcoholic beverage is metabolized by the body and examines the long-term medical effects of alcohol abuse.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 565 .M412 1984x.

NARCOTICS. c1999.
30 min. Drugs, uses & abuses. Profiles narcotics as a class of of drugs, then spotlights opium, codeine, morphine, and heroin. Discusses the history and biological effects of narcotics, and scrutinizes their use, abuse, and hazards.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 566 .N37 1999.

METHAMPHETAMINES: THE RUSH TO CRASH c1997.
28 min. Utilizes animation, live action, and interviews with users and drug experts to help give a comprehensive look at the mental and physical effects of amphetamines and methamphetamines.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 568 .A45 M4 1997.

MARIJUANA: NEUROCHEMISTRY & PHYSIOLOGY c2005.
32 min. Presents the latest research and findings on the neurochemistry and physiology of marijuana. Focuses on the research advances in understanding how marijuana works on a cellular level and how those neurochemical changes affect sedation, the sense of novelty, appetite, memory, the immune system, visual spatial organization, paranoia, and dependence. Highlights Issues of tolerance and tissue dependence, withdrawal, acute psychic effects, driving effects, and physical effects.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 568 .C2 M375 2005.

PCP. c1999.
21 min. Drugs, uses & abuses. Describes PCP, and evaluates phencyclidine and the veterinary anesthetic ketamine. Reviews the history and biological effects of PCP, and assesses its use, abuse, and hazards, including false feelings of invincibility, flashbacks, and even psychosis.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 568 .P45 P6 1999.

SEDATIVES. c1999.
32 min. Drugs, uses & abuses. Offers a summary of sedatives as a class of drugs, and then focuses on barbiturates, tranquilizers, and alcohol. Describes the history and biological effects of sedatives, and analyzes their use, abuse, and hazards.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 568 .S44 S44 1999.

INHALANTS. c1999.
21 min. Drugs, uses & abuses. Presents a profile of inhalants as a class of drugs, and details its constituent parts: solvents and aerosols, nitrities, and nitrous oxide. Delves into the history and biological effects of these drugs. Addresses their use, abuse, and hazards, including brain, liver, and kidney damage, and SSD, or sudden sniffing death syndrome.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 568 .S64 I65 1999.

STIMULANTS. c1999.
40 min. Drugs, uses & abuses. Reviews stimulants as a class of drugs. Examines caffeine, nicotine, amphetamines, methamphetamines, and cocaine. Profiles the history and biological effects of stimulants. Analyzes their use, abuse, and hazards, including the instantly addictive nature of methamphetamines, and the effects of crack on unborn babies.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 568 .S74 S8 1999.

STOP SMOKING NOW: REASONS NOT TO SMOKE WHEN YOU'RE PREGNANT. 2005.
30 min. I am your child video series. "When you're pregnant, everything you eat, drink and breathe affects your health and your baby's health. So when you smoke, your baby does too. Quitting smoking is one of the most important things you can do for yourself and your baby. When you stop smoking, you increase the amount of oxygen your baby will get; you lower the risk that your baby will be born too early; and increase your chances of having a healthy baby. This video provides support, guidance and information about resources to help you resist the urge to smoke."--Container
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RG 627.6 .T6 S866 2005.

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) & Learning Disabilities

ADD, THE RACE INSIDE MY HEAD c1996.
37 min. Focuses on Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in the college environment. Students relate difficulties of coping with ADD in the classroom and other situations. Includes most recent clinical definition of the disorder, diagnosis and medication, and suggestions for service providers and faculty who work with students having ADD.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 394 .A85 A33 1996.

OUTSIDE IN : A LOOK AT ADULTS WITH ATTENTION DEFICIT DISORDER c1999.
29 min. Profiles attention deficit disorder in adults. Includes comments from leading experts and interviews with people who suffer from the disorder.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 394 .A85 O8 1999.

PROFILES IN ACHIEVEMENT: AMAZING PEOPLE WITH LEARNING DIFFERENCES c2009.
26 min. Presents five inspiring stories that demonstrate that people with dyslexia and ADHD can succeed in the career of their choice. Each of the featured individuals tells his or her story, with commentary by a host between segments.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 394 .L37 P764 2009.

STRANGER IN THE MIRROR c1993.
60 min. Originally broadcast on PBS in 1987 as an segment of: Nova. Presents the cases of two individuals suffering with visual agnosia, a disorder which makes the individual unable to recognize what they are seeing.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 394 .V57 S7 1993.

READ ME DIFFERENTLY 2009.
56 min. Sara Entine exposes unrecognized learning disabilities that bridge three generations in her family. Entine's discovery of her own dyslexia at the age of 29 ultimately leads to surprising revelations between those closest to her.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 394 .W6 R4334 2009.

OUT OF CONTROL KIDS: LIVING WITH A.D.H.D. 2003?OUT OF CONTROL KIDS: LIVING WITH A.D.H.D. 2003?
43 min. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a complicated behavioral disorder which is difficult to diagnose, manifests itself in adults as well as children, and has far reaching effects on those who suffer from it, as well as on their families. Shows boys and girls of pre-school age through adulthood. Elicits the experiences of parents, teachers, and therapists. Also presents a spectrum of evaluations of the controversial drug Ritalin
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RJ 506 .H9 O88 2003.

THE WORLD OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY. PART 11, BEHAVIOR DISORDERS OF CHILDHOOD 1992.
60 min. Visits families of youngsters with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, conduct disorder, separation anxiety disorder, and autism. In addition, experts' discuss how to differentiate abnormal behavior from developmental stages.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RJ 506 .B44 W67 1992.

TROUBLED KIDS: IS MEDICATION THE ANSWER? c2002.
21 min. Explores the pros and cons of using current medications to treat children for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD), depression, and other emotional-behavior disorders. Looks at counseling, diet, vitamin supplementation, and learning skills training as options or complements to pharmacological treatment.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RJ 506 .H9 T768 2002.

WHY CAN'T MICHAEL PAY ATTENTION? c1998.
21 min. Presents dramatic representation of a child with attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General and Circulation Desk RJ 506 .H9 W49 1998.

WORKING WITH CHILDREN WITH ADHD c2005.
106 min. Dr. Monastra discusses his work with children with ADHD which combines medical, nutritional, educational, and psychological treatments. The therapy includes assessing and suggesting improvements to the child's diet, teaching new skills to both the child and the parents, and working with them to ensure that the child has access to opportunities and support in school.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RJ506.H9 W675 2005.

Alzheimer’s Disease/Dementia

HOW DOES YOUR MEMORY WORK? c2008.
49 min. Explores the mechanisms of human memory, presenting new case studies and medical findings that reveal the complexity of the brain's memory center. Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Randy Buckner explains his research into memory functions and Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Faraneh Vargha-Khadem of University College London discusses her work with a 30-year old man who, due to hippocampal damage, has almost no memory capacity. And Dr. Alain Brunet of McGill University explains recent trials of propanolol as a treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 394 .M46 H69 2008.

DEMENTIA c1994.
24 min. This video depicts a holistic method (VMLEC) for assessing older adults with symptoms of dementia, involving a multidisciplinary team approach.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 521 .D45 1994.

ALZHEIMER'S: EFFECTS ON PATIENTS AND THEIR FAMILIES c1991.
19 min. Explains what is currently known about the mechanisms of Alzheimer's and what remains unknown about brain changes in the disease. Discusses the use of drugs to prevent the breakdown of acetylcholine and other strategies to preserve memory. Also shows how Alzheimer's affects a patient's family.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 523 .A35 1991.

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: FACING THE FACTS 2009.
ca. 56 min. Examines Alzheimer's disease by profiling families living with Alzheimer's, interviewing the doctors on the front lines, and scrutinizing the latest research.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 523 .A384 2009.

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE: HOW FAMILIES COPE c1997.
28 min. Originally broadcast on the television program: The doctor is in.
Families who are caregivers provide practical information on how to manage the in-home care of a loved one who has Alzheimer's. Important decisions as to whether to use outside day care or in home health aids, are discussed. Hints on how younger family members can participate in the care giving include reading or telling stories to the patient. Two Alzheimer’s specialists describe stages of the disease, and discuss how care givers can modify its effects on patients and their family.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 523 .A4 1997.

COMPLAINTS OF A DUTIFUL DAUGHTER c1994.
44 min., 49 sec. Shows interactions between an Alzheimer’s patient and her daughter. The daughter discusses how she has dealt with her mother’s illness and describes various stages of the disease.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 523 .C6 1994.

THE FAMILY GUIDE TO ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE 2004.
5 videodiscs (277 min.) v. 1. Understanding Alzheimer's (62 min.) -- v. 2. Behavior issues (67 min.) -- v. 3. Daily life (42 min.) -- v. 4. Family caregiving (62 min.) -- v. 5. Transitions (44 min.).
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 523 .F365 2004.

LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER'S c2008.
28 min. Originally broadcast in 2006 as an episode of: Healthy body, healthy mind. Examines Alzheimer's disease including how the disease alters brain chemistry and leads to brain cell loss, and how it is typically diagnosed with cognitive tests and by studying patterns in a patient's history.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 523 .L585 2008. .

UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S: AN INTRODUCTORY GUIDE; ALZHEIMER'S AND SAFETY: A GUIDE TO PLANNING AND PREPARATION c2008.
ca. 50 min. Provides guidelines on diagnosis and treatment, as well as tips on daily living with dementia.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 523 .U534 2008.

UNDERSTANDING ALZHEIMER'S c1993.
34 min. Living with Alzheimer's ; pt. 1. Presents the basic facts about Alzheimer's and what caregivers should expect. Discusses the importance of long-term planning.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 523 .U6 1993.

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE
Seattle, WA : Unapix Entertainment, c1999.
ca. 25 min. Provides a detailed explanation of Alzheimer's disease plus discusses recent advances in treatments and medicines.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 523.2 .A59 1999.

ALZHEIMER'S AND AFRICAN AMERICANS: ECHOES FROM THE PAST c2007.
27 min. Examines the high incidence of Alzheimer's in the African-American community as it documents the intimate, first-hand experiences of several families providing care for a loved one with Alzheimer's. Provides a discussion of the diagnosis and treatment of Alzheimer's, genetic factors, financial concerns, and caregiver stress. Also shows how Alzheimer's can effect the interpersonal relationships between spouses and/or adult children who become caregivers.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 523.2 .A5934 2007

ALZHEIMER'S DISEASE A NEW HOPE THROUGH UNDERSTANDING 2004.
20 min. An informative program for families, caregivers, and persons who have or suspect they have Alzheimer's Disease. Delivers a strong message and illustrates the importance of getting an early diagnosis. Provides hope to families and demonstrates to the public what is possible and needed by people with Alzheimer's Disease.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 523.2 .A594 2004.

THE FORGETTING: A PORTRAIT OF ALZHEIMER'S 2008.
ca. 90 min. Explores the real-world experiences of Alzheimer's patients and caregivers, the history and biology of Alzheimer's and the ongoing struggle to end the disease. David Hyde Pierce hosts a half-hour follow-up program entitled "Alzheimer's, the help you need" with experts providing practical advice on coping with Alzheimer's disease.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 523.2 .S5352 2008 .

Autism Spectrum Disorders

NOVA SCIENCENOW. 2009, EPISODE 2 2009.
56 min. Investigate some of today's most exciting advances in scientific research. Contents: . Autism genes -- Hunt for alien earths -- Art authentication -- Profile: Spider scientist, Maydianne Andrade.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General Q 158.5 .N683 2009 pt.2

ASPERGER SYNDROME: LIVING OUTSIDE THE BELL CURVE c2001.
17 min., 30 sec. Looks at Asperger students in general and focuses in on 12-year-old Andrew. Includes an in-depth interview with Dr. Tina Iyama, M.D., University of Wisconsin Children's Hospital. Iyama explains the causes of, symptoms of, and strategies for coping with Asperger Syndrome. Andrew shows that with appropriate supports it's possible to flourish outside the accepted social and educational bell curve.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 553 .A88 A8 2001.

TEMPLE GRANDIN c2010.
ca. 109 min. An engaging portrait of an autistic young woman who became, through timely mentoring and sheer force of will, one of America's most remarkable success stories.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 553 .A88 G742 2010

ON THE SPECTRUM: COPING WITH ASPERGER'S & AUTISM c2008.
61 min. Documents people that are successfully coping with Asperger's and Autism. Parents, doctors, therapists, psychologists, and children talk about Asperger's and their challenges and victories.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 553 .A88 O5 2008.

OOPS, WRONG PLANET c2010.
55 min. Einstein, Beethoven, Mozart, Van Gogh all displayed symptoms of Asperger's syndrome. A self-described eccentric who, after discovering he matches up with the general Asperger's profile, sets out on a quest to learn all he can about the disorder, and whether he truly does have it. He speaks with author Michael Fitzgerald, Professor Temple Grandin, Professor Alan Snyder, Wired magazine's Steve Silberman, Professor Simon Baron-Cohen, and children and adults with AS about traits, possible causes,
Geek syndrome and the AQ test.
FORMAT: DVD and Streaming video LOCATION: Circulation Desk R55.A88 O666 2010 .
View streaming media version: http://0-digital.films.com.lrc.cod.edu/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=148&xtid...

A PLACE IN THE WORLD c2006.
22 min. Originally broadcast Oct. 7, 2005 on the television news program, Nightline. Explores the question of what happens to autistic children after they become adults.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 553 .A88 P533 2006.

AUTISM AND APPLIED BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS: TO FIND THE WORDS c2006.
22 min. Originally broadcast on 3/9/01 as a Friday Night Special ABC News segment of Nightline. Research has shown that some children with autism who are enrolled in a curriculum of applied behavioral analysis at a young enough age can be mainstreamed right into the public school system. This ABC News program profiles two children with autism who receive this intensive and, to some, controversial form of therapy
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RJ506.A9 A884 2006.

AUTISM IS A WORLD [2004?]
39:50 min. Sue Rubin, who is autistic, was diagnosed and treated as mentally retarded until the age of 13, when she began to communicate using a keyboard. She is now a junior in college. This documentary takes the viewer on a journey into her mind, her daily world, and her life with autism.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RJ 506 .A9 A885 2005.

REFRIGERATOR MOTHERS 2002.
54 min. From the 1950s through the early 1970s, the American medical establishment thought it had found the cause of autism: poor mothering. Doctors presumed that the bizarre behaviors of autistic children - rigid rituals, difficulty with speech, extreme self-isolation - stemmed from their mothers' emotional frigidity. We now know that autism is a brain disorder, not the result of poor parenting. But for a whole generation of women branded as cold "refrigerator mothers," the damage had already been done.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RJ 506 .A9 R44 2002

THE SPECTRUM OF AUTISM 2002.
35 min. Portrays the experiences of several families caring for children who fall at various points on the spectrum of autism, covering symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, and focusing on educational settings appropriate to the needs of autistic children.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RJ 506 .A9 S643 2002

Bi-Polar Disorder

BIPOLAR c1999.
ca. 25 min. Trouble in mind. Provides an in-depth look at the mania aspect of bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 516 .B56 1999.

LIVING WELL WITH BIPOLAR DISORDER: A NEW LOOK 2002.
47 min. Six individuals describe the impact bipolar disorder has had on their lives and the strategies they have learned for dealing with it. Provides discussion of the elements of effective clinical management. Shows how individuals can stay well by combining medication, counseling or psychotherapy, attention to early warning signs of relapse, and sensible lifestyle choices.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 516 .L58 2002.

DEPRESSION AND MANIC DEPRESSION. 1996.
28 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: The doctor is in. Explains depression and manic depression through the experiences of several people, including Mike Wallace, Kay Redfield, Lama Dejani, and Robert Boorstin. Provides an overview of the medications and therapy currently in use.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 537 .D4273 1996.

Depression

BEATING THE BLACK DOG c2005.
46 min. This program comes to grips with depression through the experiences of five patients, three with chronic depression and two with bipolar disorder. The message: patients with depression can stabilize and lead fulfilling lives if they accept their condition and proactively address it.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 537 .B437 2005.

BIOLOGY OF THE BLUES [1988], c1984.
26 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Innovation. Explains the difference between sadness and depression, the function of drug therapies, the findings that point to neurotransmitter imbalances as a cause of depression, the use of electro-convulsive therapy, and the ongoing research into genetic components.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 537 .B5 1988x.

DEAD BLUE : SURVIVING DEPRESSION, c1997.
ca. 57 min. Originally televised as a segment of: America undercover. Mike Wallace, the reporter, Martha Manning, a psychologist, and William Styron, the writer talk about their experiences with clinical depression. They explain the hopelessness, the pain and the stigma of a mental illness. Their family members tell what it was they saw as the person tells their point of view.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 537 .D34 1997.

DEALING WITH DEPRESSION c2000.
16 min. Examines the various causes of clinical depression and explains why some people are more susceptible to depression than others. Teaches how to recognize the symptoms of depression, how to cope, and where to find help.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 537 .D34 2000.

DEPRESSION AND MANIC DEPRESSION. 1996.
28 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: The doctor is in. Explains depression and manic depression through the experiences of several people, including Mike Wallace, Kay Redfield, Lama Dejani, and Robert Boorstin. Provides an overview of the medications and therapy currently in use.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC537 .D4273 1996

DEPRESSION c1999.
ca. 25 min. Trouble in mind. Examines depression which is characterized by a state of mood that is discouraged or dejected. Affective disorders may be organic in nature or brought on by circumstances. Examines various treatments.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 537 .D46 1999.

DEPRESSION: OUT OF THE SHADOWS c2008.
ca. 90 min. Presents the dramatic stories of people of different ages, from diverse backgrounds, who live with various forms of depression. Leading mental health experts highlight the latest scientific research and innovative treatments, offering greater understanding and hope for the millions of people living with this complex, but treatable, disease.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 537 .D477 2008.

DIAGNOSING DEPRESSION 2008.
28 min. Originally broadcast in 2007 as a segment of: Healthy body, healthy mind. Highlights the latest breakthroughs in treatment and diagnostic tools spotlighting several people who have suffered with depression their entire lives, but are finding relief through a combination of treatment strategies and lifestyle changes.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 537 .D534 2008.

THE PAIN OF DEPRESSION: A JOURNEY THROUGH THE DARKNESS c2007.
57 min. Tells the compelling stories of individuals who suffered from clinical depression, a medical illness, which affects more than 20 million Americans each year. Explores the different ways depression can manifest itself, including both emotionally and physically. Also examines how family, friends and communities are impacted by the depression of their loved ones. Nationally recognized experts discuss the cutting-edge research and theories of depression: its neurophysiology, broad range of symptoms, possible treatments and the role of family and friends in an individual's recovery.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 537 .P355 2007

WOMEN & DEPRESSION c2000.
28-29 min. An episode from the television series: The doctor is in. Clinical depression affects 19 million Americans, and two-thirds of them are women. But the good news is that depression is a diagnosable and treatable illness. This program explains how that’s done, and women and their families talk about their experiences.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 537 .W662 2000 and RC 537 .W662 2000a.

THE WORLD OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY. PART 8, MOOD DISORDERS 1992.
60 min. 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.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 537 .W67 1992.

PARDON MY POSTPARTUM: THE DEPRESSION YOU'RE NOT SUPPOSED TO HAVE c2010.
48 min. Through interviews and dramatized blog entries, examines the issues of postpartum depression.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RG 852 .P373 2010.

Eating Disorders/Self-Injury

PROBLEMS OF EATING AND WEIGHT MANAGEMENT c2006.
39 min. Explains how to recognize eating disorders, how friends and loved ones should communicate their fears and concerns, and how those who suffer from these often fatal illnesses can find professional help. Special emphasis is placed on identifying anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating as actual diseases, not as misguided lifestyle choices -- a realization necessary for effective treatment.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 552 .E18 B388 2006.

BATTLING EATING DISORDERS c2006.
29 min. Explains how to recognize eating disorders, how friends and loved ones should communicate their fears and concerns, and how those who suffer from these often fatal illnesses can find professional help. Special emphasis is placed on identifying anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating as actual diseases, not as misguided lifestyle choices -- a realization necessary for effective treatment
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 552 .E18 B388 2006.

EATING DISORDERS: THE INNER VOICE c2004.
30 min. Discusses two eating disorders: anorexia nervosa and bulimia nervosa. Features interviews with several people who have recovered from these illnesses. Covers some of the causes of the diseases and how they affect the body. Also discusses treatments and lists the warning signs.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 552 .E18 E37 2004.

FEAR OF FAT: A DOCUMENTARY: EIGHT STORIES OF EATING AND WEIGHT c2006.
61 min. Tells the story of eight people and their experiences with body weight and self-image. Also includes insights into society's unhealthy focus on thinness and the mental and physical suffering that results
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 552 .E18 F437 2006

NUTRITION AND EATING DISORDERS c2011.
24 min Examines the dangers of anorexia, bulimia, binge eating, and other eating disorders. Contents: The meaning of food -- What's behind abnormal eating? -- Eating disorders and body image -- A healthy body weight -- Anorexia nervosa -- Bulimia nervosa -- Binge eating and other eating disorders.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 552 .E18 N887 2011

RECOVERING BODIES: OVERCOMING EATING DISORDERS c1997.
34 min. Focuses not simply on people's problems with food, but on the renewed hope for a healthy life that the process of recovery can provide. Presents the stories and testimonies of seven college students, showing the wide range of pressures that can lead to disordered eating. Discusses the psychological and physical symptoms of eating disorders. Contents: The student body : pressures of campus life -- The controlled body : stories of struggle -- The punished body : symptoms and side effects – The recovery body : taking notice -- The recovering body : making changes -- The recovering body : giving voice -- The recovering body : finding support -- The recovering body : forging links -- Beyond the body : looking forward.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 552 .E18 R43 1997.

THE STOCKHOLM SOLUTION: NEW THERAPIES FOR EATING DISORDERS c2005.
37 min. Examines the work on eating disorders of researchers Per Sodersten and Cecilia Bergh at the famous Karolinska Institute in Stockholm, Sweden. They see the psychological problems associated with eating disorders as a result of the starvation of the eating disorder. The eating disorder, the risk factors which are too little food and too much exercise, then may lead to starvation, which then result in the psychological symptoms associated with eating disorders.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 552 .E18 S766 2005.

SWEPT c2006.
10 min. Presents an unusually apt portrayal of the impact of an eating disorder on the individual and her relationships with family and loved ones.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC RC 552 .E18 S946 2006.

THIN: DEATH BY EATING DISORDER c2006.
103 min. Filmed at the Renfrew Center of South Florida, this program closely follows four women, ages 15 to 30, admitted to the facility for eating disorders. Also discusses the pervasiveness of restrictive eating behaviors.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 552 .E18 T446 2006.

UNDERSTANDING EATING DISORDERS c2003.
27 min. Explores anorexia, bulimia, compulsive over-eating and obesity through the voices of its victims and medical professionals.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 552 .E18 U534 2003.

EMOTIONAL SCARS c2006.
ca. 11 min. "Like most addictions, this one starts as a way of coping with emotional pain. But cutting--the habit of self-injury on the rise among teenagers, especially girls--is a sign of deep-seated anxiety and self-hatred that no one can cope with alone. This video examines the distressing, ritualized behavior and explores how parents, friends, guidance counselors, and those who cut themselves can work together to stop it. The program goes inside a support group for young women struggling with the habit, showing them engaging in group discussions, self-expression exercises, and role-play that helps them let go of negative emotions and confront the 'demon' of addiction"--Container.
FORMAT: DVD. LOCATION: General RC 552 .S4 E46 2006 .

SKIN DEEP: UNDERSTANDING SELF-INJURY c2001.
22 min. Explains what self-mutilation is, why people do it, and options for recovery.
FORMAT: VHS. LOCATION: General RC 552.S4 S556 2001.

Schizophrenia

THE BONNIE TAPES c1997.
3 videocassettes (75 min.) Bonnie and members of her family talk about her illness, schizophrenia, and its impact on all of them. They recall their helplessness and confusion when she became ill, and their
emotions and reactions in the years that followed. Contents:[pt. 1] Mental illness in the family (26 min.) -- [pt. 2] Recovering from mental illness (27 min.) -- [pt. 3] My sister is mentally ill (22 min.)
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC514 .B66 1997.

FULL OF SOUND AND FURY: LIVING WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA c1984.
51 min. Explores the nature and impact of schizophrenia through the examples of two adults who suffer from the disorder and from the comments offered by the mother of a young schizophrenic whose emotional torment drove him to suicide. Includes insights from a psychiatrist.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 514 .F8 1984x.

GAIL, A CHRONIC SCHIZOPHRENIC IN THE COMMUNITY c1985.
14 min. Documents the day-to-day life of a young woman suffering from chronic schizophrenia who, with special assistance, continues to live in her own community.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 514 .G3 1985x

I'M STILL HERE: THE TRUTH ABOUT SCHIZOPHRENIA 1996.
67 min. Strips away the ignorance and fear associated with schizophrenia, reminding us that, despite the distortions of personality and perception induced by a chemical imbalance of the brain, many of those living with this illness lead lives of extraordinary courage and accomplishment, deserving of our compassion and admiration.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 514 .I5 1996.

LIVING WITH SCHIZOPHRENIA 2003, c2002.
39 min. Three people with schizophrenia and one person with schizo-affective disorder discuss how they manage their mental illness. Consultant psychiatrist Dr. Andy Campbell looks at the roles medication, counseling, lifestyle and peer and family support may play in the well-being of individuals.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 514 .L574 2003.

OUT OF THE SHADOW c2006.
67 min. Filmed over five years, Out of the shadow chronicles the filmmaker's mother, Millie, who suffers from schizophrenia. Illustrates the painful complexities of severe mental illness and the woefully inadequate public health system set up to deal with it.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 514 .O98 2006.

SCHIZOPHRENIA c1999.
25 min. Trouble in mind. Discusses diagnosis and treatment of this mental disorder.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 514 .S34 1999.

STRANGER IN THE HOUSE : SCHIZOPHRENIA AND THE FAMILY c1996.
24 min. Examines how 2 families cope with schizophrenia.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 514 .S825 1996.

UNDERSTANDING SCHIZOPHRENIA [1995], c1994.
20 min. No more shame. Explains the latest research on the disease, speaking with leading medical researchers to explore what is and is not known about schizophrenia. Profiles an individual with schizophrenia and explains how the disease has affected his life and his family's and how they are coping with it.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 514 .U5 1995.

THE WORLD OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY. PART 9, THE SCHIZOPHRENIAS 1992.
60 min. Explores what it feels like to live with schizophrenia, what factors are believed to contribute to its onset, and what is being done to treat it.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 514 .W67 1992.

Sleep Disorders

SECRETS OF SLEEP SCIENCE: FROM DREAMS TO DISORDERS c2013.
4 videodiscs (ca. 720 min.) Great courses. Better living. Lecturer: H. Craig Heller, Lorry I. Lokey/Business Wire Professor of Biological Sciences and Human Biology at Stanford University. Contents: Disc 1. Sweet sleep: essential for a healthy life -- What is sleep? -- Sleep across the night -- Sleep across the life span -- Who in the world sleeps? -- The timing of sleep -- Disc 2. The wheels of the circadian clock -- The deep sleep of hibernators -- The neuroanatomy and neurochemistry of sleep -- The neurophysiology of sleep -- Sleep disorders: narcolepsy -- The strange world of dreams -- Disc 3. Function of sleep: fueling the brain -- The timing and function of REM sleep -- Sleep and learning: procedural memory -- Sleep and declarative memory -- Sleep and memory in animals -- Sleep and learning disability -- Disc 4. When you cannot sleep: insomnia -- Sleep apnea -- Behavior during sleep: parasomnias -- Sleep and the rest of the body -- Improving sleep -- Sleep in the future and the future of sleep.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RA 786 .S437 2013.

INSOMNIA p2006.
28 min. Originally broadcast as a segment of: Healthy body, healthy mind. Examines insomnia from a medical perspective, exploring the physical, emotional, and psychological aspects of the disorder. Interviews with doctors who specialize in treating sleep difficulties provide historical background on the affliction, the personal and professional hazards it can present, and dietary and behavioral adjustments that can improve the quality of sleep. The advent of safe and effective sleep medications is also described in detail, while observations from patients who have overcome insomnia provide a reassuring human dimension to the discussion.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 548 .I676 2006.

MAYO CLINIC WELLNESS SOLUTIONS FOR INSOMNIA c2007.
83 min. Physicians from the esteemed May Clinic of Rochester, Minnesota present an integrated health action plan designed specifically to relieve insomnia. Contents: What is integrative medicine? -- Understanding your condition: insomnia -- Action plan: Nutrition options for insomnia ; Soothing therapy: meditation for insomnia ; Soothing therapy: yoga for insomnia -- Behind the scenes.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 548 .M396 2007.

SLEEP APNEA 2005.
20 min. Originally broadcast in 1994 as segments of: Health matters. Examines what sleep apnea is and what causes it, how the diagnosis is made, and why it is so dangerous. Shows how the C-PAP mask works.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 737.5 .S544 2005.

Stress and Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

THE SCIENCE OF STRESS [2001].
50 min. Explains what stress is and how it affects the human body. Explores the links between stress and illness.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk QP 82.2.S8 S35 2001.

STRESS c1993.
24 min. Biology, brain, and behavior. Describes and illustrates the types of situations which produce a stress response, the types of stress response, and the physiological effects of stress on various animals and humans. Illustrates how dominance and companionship mediate the stress response.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk QP 82.2.S8 S7 1993

STRESS AND EMOTIONS c1984.
58 min. Brain ; 4. Uses two case histories, one dealing with a man who suffered an accidental frontal lobotomy, and the other, a stress-ridden professional, to explain the interrelationship of pain, anxiety, behavior, and the brain.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk QP 401 .S8 1984x.

LIVES IN BALANCE c2001.
30 min. Originally broadcast as part of the television series, The human condition, episode 104. Examines stress, stress management, depression and some of the ramifications of dealing with and not dealing with these issues.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 776 .H86 2001 pt.4.

BEYOND STRESS [1992], c1987.
6 videocassettes (30 min. each) Eli Bay teaches participants a series of exercises that can be done anytime, at home or work, to reduce physical and emotional stress. 1. Breathing away stress -- 2. Relaxing muscle tension -- 3. The relaxation response -- 4. Focusing the mind -- 5. Maximizing performance -- [6] The session.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 785 .B4 1992.

COPING WITH STRESS 2001, c1998.
30 min. "This program analyzes the role of stress in day-to-day life and in overall physical and mental health. Sources of stress are identified, and techniques for managing stress are suggested"--Container.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RA 785 .C66 2001.

HUMOR YOUR STRESS c1996.
ca. 60 min. Loretta LaRoche uses humor to help viewers get a handle on their stress by putting their lives back in perspective.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 785 .H8 1996.

THE JOY OF STRESS c1995.
ca. 56 min. Loretta LaRoche explains how humor helps strengthen our immune system, reduces stress, and prevents "hardening of the attitude."
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RA 785 .J6 1995.

HOW DOES YOUR MEMORY WORK? c2008.
49 min. Explores the mechanisms of human memory, presenting new case studies and medical findings that reveal the complexity of the brain's memory center. Harvard psychiatrist Dr. Randy Buckner explains his research into memory functions and Alzheimer's disease. Dr. Faraneh Vargha-Khadem of University College London discusses her work with a 30-year old man who, due to hippocampal damage, has almost no memory capacity. And Dr. Alain Brunet of McGill University explains recent trials of propanolol as a treatment for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 394 .M46 H69 2008.

THE WORLD OF ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY. PART 2, THE NATURE OF STRESS 1992.
60 min. Considers a range of stress responses, including some that are dysfunctional, and examines treatment approaches. Examines post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) as an extreme form of stress reaction.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 455.4 .S87 W67 1992.

THE NATURE OF STRESS [1998], c1991.
59 min. Explores a range of stress responses, including some that are dysfunctional, and examines treatment approaches. Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is studied as an extreme form of stress reaction.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 455.4.S87 W67 1998.

COVER ME c2009.
32 min. Learn more about "combat operational stress". Includes important resources for help with combat operational stress and other Veteran needs.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 550 .C684 2009

WARTORN 1861-2010 c2011.
ca. 68 min. Beginning with the first documented cases from the Civil War, the film examines occurrences of PTSD through two World Wars and Vietnam, as well as more recent cases involving soldiers who served in Iraq and Afghanistan. The stories are told through soldiers' revealing letters and journals; photographs and combat footage; first-person interviews with veterans of WWII, the Vietnam War, Operation Desert Storm, and Operation Iraqi Freedom; and interviews with family members of soldiers with PTSD.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 550 .W378 2011

COMING HOME FROM WAR c2007.
2 videodiscs (56 min.) Part 1. The New Face of Courage: Trauma changes people. War is a continual trauma. War changes people. The qualities necessary to be successful in war become the same qualities that often block successful reintegration after the war. Part 2. Making Relationships Work Now: Successful reintegration eventually is about relationships. Describes these skills. Contents: pt. 1. The new face of courage -- pt. 2. Making relationships work now.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 552 .P67 C664 2007.

COMING HOME: SUPPORTING YOUR SOLDIER 2009.
30 min. Soldiers, family members, and mental health professionals discuss post-traumatic stress and combat stress. Seeks to give details about the signs and symptoms, decrease the stigma surrounding mental illness, and explain what families and friends can do to help support their soldier's recovery.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 552 .P67 C665 2009.

HEALING A SOLDIER'S HEART c2012.
73 min. Follows the courageous journeys of four Vietnam veterans, all suffering from severe PTSD, who return to Vietnam to face the demons that continue to haunt them and hopefully heal their PTSD. Under the guidance of pioneering psychotherapist Dr. Edward Tick, the vets visit their actual trauma sites -- the places where they fought and killed their former enemies, or saw their friends and comrades die. Traces the veterans' gradual shift from terrorized nightmares, drug abuse and attempted suicides, to healed warriors -- with profound lessons for PTSD-suffering younger veterans from the more recent wars in Iraq & Afghanistan.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 552 .P67 H435 2012.

HIDDEN WOUNDS 2007.
57 min. It's estimated that one in six of the troops returning from the current war in Iraq will suffer some form of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD.) Hidden Wounds explores this painful reality through the stories of three New England veterans and their struggles to overcome the trauma of their experiences. Three very different men who, in spite of their differences, all came home with post-traumatic stress disorder: Nate Fick, Dartmouth grad, Marine and the author of "One Bullet Away". Russell Anderson, a reservist who volunteered to go to Iraq, and returned depressed and too proud to seek counseling. Jeff Lucey, a Marine reservist who took to drink and eventually committed suicide at age 23 on his return home.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 552 .P67 H533 2007 .

OPERATION EMOTIONAL FREEDOM: THE ANSWER c2010.
78 min. Looks at the current state of health care for American combat veterans diagnosed with PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder). Includes interview with Gary Craig, founder of EFT (Emotional Freedom Techniques) to treat the disorder.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 552 .P67 O647 2010.

PTSD c1999.
25 min. Discusses some of the causes and history of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including the condition formerly known as "shell shock" among war veterans. Also, some treatments of this disorder are addressed.
FORMAT: VHS LOCATION: General RC 552 .P67 P46 1999.

PTSD & VETERANS: A CONVERSATION WITH DR. FRANK OCHBERG c2008.
58 min. Dr. Frank Ochberg shows treatment of PTSD with veterans, why it is important to learn about this medical disorder, and how PTSD affects family and other relationships. Teaches family members and community how they can assist in the recovery process.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 552 .P67 P463 2008.

PTSD: POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER 2008.
25 min. Originally presented in 2006 as a segment of: Healthline. Follows the case of a Vietnam veteran who developed the disorder after his tour of duty. It explains how the condition destroyed his personal life and forced him into bankruptcy before he found relief through Traumatic Incident Reduction Therapy. It expands the viewer’s awareness and knowledge of post-traumatic stress disorder and explores the latest treatment available. It also shows the effect of PTSD on older veterans.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 552 .P67 P467 2008.

PTSD: THE HERO'S DISEASE 2003.
30 min. Examines five cases of post-traumatic stress disorder, highlights the problems with many psychotropic drugs prescribed for PTSD, and explores an emerging non-drug treatment for the disorder.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 552 .P67 P468 2003

POSTER GIRL 2011.
38 min. Poster girl: The story of Robynn Murray, an all-American high-school cheerleader turned "poster girl" for women in combat, distinguished by Army Magazine's cover shot. Now home from Iraq, her tough-as-nails exterior begins to crack, leaving Robynn struggling with the debilitating effects of posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Follows Robynn over the course of two years as she embarks on a journey of self-discovery and redemption, using art and poetry to redefine her life.
Iraq paper scissors: A documentary film that takes us into the lives of five Iraq War veterans struggling with PTSD as they discover that they have dreams and talents beyond machine guns and combat. Through the Combat Paper Project, these young vets have created a unique way to cope, by transforming their combat uniforms into paper, books and art. Expressing themselves as artist and individuals, those who have served are refusing to be forgotten and more importantly, hoping to be understood.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 552 .P67 P662 2011.

POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS c2004.
53 min. Making peace with the mind. Presents stories of trauma caused by child abuse, spouse abuse, war atrocities, and terminal illness are related by patients recovering from PTSD.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 552 .P67 P664 2004.

POST-TRAUMATIC STRESS DISORDER: OVERVIEW AND PSYCHOSOCIAL TREATMENTS c2009.
60 min. Provides an overview of the diagnostic criteria for PTSD and explores its epidemiology, risk factors, and neurobiological findings. Evidence-based treatment options are also discussed.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: Circulation Desk RC 552.P67 P668 2009

THE SOLDIER'S HEART c2005.
ca. 60 min. Originally broadcast on March 21, 2005 as a segment of: Frontline. Tells the stories of soldiers who have come home from Iraq haunted by their experiences and asks whether the government is doing enough to help those who are suffering from major depression, anxiety, or Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 552 .P67 S653 2005.

STRONG AT THE BROKEN PLACES: TURNING TRAUMA INTO RECOVERY c1998.
38 min. Presents the inspirational and instructional stories of four very different trauma victims who managed to survive such trauma as loss of home and family, violence, physical injury, drug and alcohol addiction and jail. Examines how all these survivors were able to heal themselves by helping others. Shows how deep personal loss can be turned into a powerful tool for restoring hope and changing society.
FORMAT:VHS LOCATION: General RC 552 .P67 S876 1998.

WAR AND THE SOUL c2005.
86 min. Psychotherapist Ed Tick suggests that modern warfare destroys the soul, a perspective that leads him to believe that post-traumatic stress disorder is an identity disorder, a true soul affliction, and not just an anxiety disorder. Discusses how to heal or regrow the soul from such trauma.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 552 .P67 T532 2005.

REDISCOVERING RESILIENCE AFTER TRAUMATIC EVENTS: HOPE & HEALING FOR HEROES 2002.
20 min. Program focuses on how there is more good than evil in the world, noting that on September 11th the world witnessed people responding out of love and altruism to help others and in seeing that saw how hope is the best weapon against despair. Such lessons can help clinical professionals in their efforts to help today's everyday heroes who face traumatic situations find hope.
FORMAT: DVD LOCATION: General RC 552 .P7 R4352 2002

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