UNDERSTANDING MENTAL ILLNESS
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Ideal for health, psychology, or general science classes, this overview examines types of mental illness, spells out causes and symptoms, and explains how the mentally ill can be treated.
Narrated by a mental health expert, the program uses dramatic portrayals with graphics to illustrate behaviors typical of anxiety disorders, clinical depression, panic disorders, paranoia, delirium, dementia, obsessive/compulsive disorders, phobias, somatoform disorders, and post traumatic stress. Showing that mental illness comes in many guises and can strike anyone, the video stresses the need for empathy and knowledge. Helping organizations, hot lines, and websites are listed.
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