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Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center

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Works: 419 works in 878 publications in 1 language and 11,427 library holdings
Genres: Case studies  Internet videos  Educational films  Popular works 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: RA776.5, 362.76
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Eating disorders ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 294 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Looks at eating disorders that affect millions of people and discusses how they can be treated with psychological counseling and emotional support as well as medical treatment for severe disorders. Emphasis is on anorexia nervosa
Emotional intelligence ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Children in previous generations were taught basic social skills such as sharing and kindness in the home. That job has now been turned over to the schools. Psychologists Daniel Goleman and Maurice Elias examine the various methods of teaching emotional intelligence and related social skills
Depression and manic depression ( Visual )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 246 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
What is cancer? ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 208 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a basic explanation of how normal cells behave and cancer cells begin. This is illustrated by following a hypothetical cancer patient through diagnosis and treatment
Living fully until death ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1995 and 1999 in English and held by 188 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three people find new meaning in life and courage to deal with the challenge of living fully despite their illnesses. The late Morrie Schwartz, Brandeis University professor, was stricken with Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS) but chose to make his process of confronting death into a meditation on the meaning of life. Shirley Waring, a leukemia patient, and William Meyer, a lung cancer patient, found a unique path toward coming to terms with terminal illness, taking control of what remained of their lives, and confronting the unknown
Women and alcoholism ( )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 187 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Physiological differences between women and men place women at greater risk for physical complications from alcoholism. This program from The Doctor Is In profiles several women from different backgrounds and age groups who are in recovery from that disease. Interviews with medical experts include Michelle Lauria, M.D., of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; Patrice Muchowski, Sc. D., of AdCare Hospital of Worcester; and Kathleen Mitchell, M.H.S., LCADC, of the National Organization on Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Treating obesity ( )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 184 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program from The Doctor is In presents a trio of case studies to illustrate a spectrum of treatment approaches for obesity: medical center-based plans emphasizing exercise, education, portion control, and peer support; medicines that suppress the appetite and promote weight loss; and bariatric surgery. In addition, Madelyn Fernstrom, Sharon Alger-Mayer, and William Laycock discuss their work in the field of weight management
Childhood sexual abuse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three women relate their experiences of being abused sexually as children. Two psychologists offer perspective and statistics. A police officer also describes procedures used to question abused children
Multiple sclerosis ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents symptoms of multiple sclerosis and shows how lifestyle changes can help manage the disease which has no cure
Childhood physical abuse ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents examples of physical abuse and neglect from medical experts and victims, how adults can cope with their abusive behaviors, and how professionals deal with victims and abusers
Childhood depression by Jamie Guth ( Visual )
7 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 146 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depression can affect any age child from infancy through the teenage years. This program looks at depression with special attention to what the children themselves say about coping with the disease. Medical authorities provide authoritative insights
Responding to the handicapped ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents attitudes that the general population has towards the disabled and ways in which people may interact with disabled people more productively
Late-life depression by Deborah Solomon ( Visual )
10 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three senior citizens describe how they have coped with depression. Includes commentary from medical professionals
Childhood obesity reversing the trend ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 137 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program from The Doctor Is In presents two hospital-based programs that are helping children lose weight an keep the pounds off by setting realistic goals based on good health, not appearance. Commentary by Dr. David Ludwig, Dr. Sonia Caprio, and Mary Savoye-Desanti, RN, is featured
Sexually transmitted diseases the silent epidemic ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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
Autism by Jamie Guth ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Explores the world of autism through the experiences of a 44-year-old teacher, Temple Grandin. She grew up autistic, but later overcame the handicap to earn a Ph. D. Shows how new medicines and computer technology are helping victims of autism
Factors in healthy aging ( Visual )
3 editions published between 1991 and 2004 in English and held by 122 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Discusses the process of aging, identifying factors that affect its progression. Presents normal and abnormal conditions (with special focus on progeria)
Muscular dystrophy ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the symptoms and descriptions of types of muscular dystrophy. Includes case histories showing how patients cope with this incurable disease
Family caregivers ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1992 and 1999 in English and held by 115 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program steps into the lives of caregivers and their families and offers ideas for dealing with the stress associated with providing care for a dying parent, ill spouse or handicapped child
Depression and manic depression ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Depression affects over 17 million Americans each year, and it's been estimated that only one-third of this group gets any treatment, largely because of stigma and fear. The lack of treatment results in a high number of suicides, making this illness as fatal as any other illness and a public epidemic. This program from The Doctor Is In explains the disease through the experiences of several people, including 60 Minutes host Mike Wallace; Kay Redfield Jamison, psychiatrist and author of a book on her life with manic-depressive illness; artist Lama Dejani; and State Department official Robert Boorstin. The program also provides an overview of medications and therapy being used
 
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