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2.

The Drummer & the Keeper

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The film follows the unlikely friendship between Gabriel (Dermot Murphy), the bipolar drummer of a rock band, and Christopher (Jacob McCarthy), an institutionalised 17-year-old with Asperger's syndrome. After his bandmates become tired of his behaviour, Gabriel decides to seek treatment and, after it is suggested he takes up some exercise and play football, he meets Christopher, the team's goalkeeper. As the pair bond over their shared experiences of mental illness, Gabriel realises his new medication is curbing his musical talent but will he stay the course and beat his illness? --Amazon description.
DVD
2017; 2016
Clemons (Stacks)
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Un'ora Sola Ti Vorrei

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"Italian documentary filmmaker Alina Marazzi tries to piece together the life of her mother who passed away in 1972 when she was 7 years old. Through a patchwork of home movies, recordings and diary entries, Alina crafts a moving tribute to the universal power of love."--From IMDB.
DVD
2014; 2002
Clemons (Stacks)
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Akira

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Clandestine army activities threaten the war-torn city of Neo-Tokyo when a mysterious being with powerful psychic abilities escapes his prison and inadvertently draws a violent motorcycle gang into a heinous web of experimentation. As a result, a biker with a twisted mind embarks on a path of war, seeking revenge against a society that once called him weak.
DVD
2013; 1988
Clemons (Stacks)
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Queen of Earth

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Catherine has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist, has recently died, and on the heels of his death she's dumped by her boyfriend James. Looking to recuperate, Catherine heads out to her best friend Virginia's lake house for some much needed relaxation. Tranquility eludes her, however, as she's instantly overcome with memories of time spent at the same house with James the year before.
DVD
2015
Law (Klaus Reading Room) Map
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Untangling the Mind: The Legacy of Dr. Heinz Lehmann

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"This documentary shows the transformation that has occurred in psychiatric care through the work of Dr. Heinz Lehmann, who fled Nazi Germany to Montreal in 1937. His greatest legacy came with a single pill, Largactil, the first anti-psychotic drug used in North America"--Container.
DVD
1999
Clemons (Stacks)
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Patricia Deegan's the Politics of Memory

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"Challenges conventional accounts of the history of mental health services because that story often ignores the experience, voice and perspective of people receiving services."--Guide.
DVD
2004
Clemons (Stacks)
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Different From You: Unfulfilled Promises to the Mentally Ill

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This unflinchingly honest documentary follows the medical rounds of an urban physician, Milt Kogan, as he services the homeless and mentally ill. Through his interactions and through commentary by the mentally ill and by mental health professionals, the film illustrates how patients experience symptoms, deal with vagrancy, drug abuse, and societal hostility, and maintain hope and aspirations.
VHS
2002
Ivy (By Request)
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Untangling the Mind: The Legacy of Dr. Heinz Lehmann

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(Producer) Shows the transformation that has occurred in psychiatric care through the work of Dr. Heinz Lehmann, who fled Nazi Germany to Montreal in 1937. His greatest legacy came with a single pill, largactil, the first anti-psychotic drug used in North America.
VHS
1999
Ivy (By Request)
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Mental Illness and Violent Crime

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Discusses research being conducted to determine whether or not a link exists between mental illness and violent crime and whether a pattern exists for the types of mental illnesses that might create violent behavior.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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The Anxiety Disorders [electronic resource]

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Examines two of the most common axiety disorders, panic with agoraphobia and generalized anxiety disorder. Discusses how anxiety impacts the lives of many people and how psychologists are making headway in treating these disorders.
Online
1992
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Mood Disorders [electronic resource]

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Looks at the causes and treatment of both depression and bipolar disorder. Explores the progress being made by psychologists and biologists in helping people return to productive and satisfying lives.
Online
1992
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Psychopathology [electronic resource]

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Defines and explores schizophrenia, phobias, and affective disorders. Also includes discussions with clinical psychologists who examine various factors that can lead to mental and behavioral disorders. Includes commentary by Dr. Irving Gottesman of the University of Virginia and Dr. E. Fuller Torrey of the National Institute of Mental Health.
Online
2001
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Don Juan DeMarco

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A psychiatrist rescues a young man who claims to be the legendary lover, Don Juan, and then becomes enmeshed in the young man's fantasies.
VHS
1995
Ivy (By Request)
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TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Jon Ronson - Strange Answers to the Psychopath Test

Is there a definitive line that divides crazy from sane? With a hair-raising delivery, Jon Ronson, author of The Psychopath Test, illuminates the gray areas between the two in this TEDTalk. Ronson is a writer and documentary filmmaker who dips into every flavor of madness, extremism, and obsession.
Online
2012
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Suicide Awareness and Prevention [electronic resource]

This video explores the reality of suicide among adolescent boys and girls - and presents solutions. Among them: social support, communication, abstinence from drugs, access to medical and mental health resources, and good problem-solving skills. Teens will also learn how suicide affects parents, family members, and classmates.
Online
2003
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TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Ami Klin - a New Way to Diagnose Autism

Early diagnosis of autism spectrum disorder can improve the lives of everyone affected, but the complex network of causes make it an incredibly difficult condition to predict. At TEDxPeachtree, award-winning autism spectrum disorder researcher Ami Klin describes an early detection method that uses eye-tracking technologies to gauge babies' social engagement skills and reliably measure their risk of developing autism.
Online
2012
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TEDTalks [electronic resource]: Elyn Saks - a Tale of Mental Illness…from the Inside

Is it okay if I totally trash your office? It's a question Elyn Saks once asked her doctor, and it wasn't a joke. A legal scholar, in 2007 Saks came forward with her own story of schizophrenia-a condition controlled by drugs and therapy yet ever-present. In this powerful TEDTalk, she asks us to see people with mental illnesses clearly, honestly, and compassionately.
Online
2012
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Depression [electronic resource]: Moving on

It can happen to teens. New mothers. The elderly. In fact, it can afflict almost anyone. Filmed in the U.K., this comprehensive program spells out the details of clinical depression in seven concise segments: Defining the Problem, Classifying the Symptoms, Depression in Children, Depression in Adults, Supporting Patients with Depression, Assessment, and Therapy and Treatment. Dramatizations of nurse/patient interviews offer the opportunity to observe firsthand the signs of depression reflected by the patients' answers and behaviors. Patient assessment questions are provided as well.
Online
1993