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Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center

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Works: 393 works in 942 publications in 1 language and 14,340 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Case studies  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Juvenile works  Children's films  Instructional television programs  Documentary films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 616.8526
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Eating disorders : the hunger within by B. Timothy Walsh( Visual )

15 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 623 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eating disorders are not just about food, but about the struggle with loss of emotional control. This program from The Doctor Is In examines the use of antidepressants and cognitive behavioral therapy to combat these dangerous illnesses. Russell Marx, M.D., of the eating disorders program at the Princeton Medical Center, and Marcia Herrin, Ed. D., M.P.H., R.D., of the Dartmouth College Health Service, explain what is being done to prevent and treat one of the most lethal categories of mental illness
Emotional intelligence : key to social skills by Daniel Goleman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 399 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

There was a time when parents were expected to teach their children social skills, such as how to listen, share, and be kind. Today, that job, and the nurturing of the emotional intelligence necessary to learn those skills, has been turned over to schools. This program from The Doctor Is In looks at innovative teaching techniques that are helping students to develop emotional intelligence and the social skills that will help them lead happier lives. Psychologist Daniel Goleman discusses the nature of emotional intelligence and how it develops; child psychologist Maurice Elias explains the concept of emotional literacy.--Website
Late-life depression by Deborah Solomon( Visual )

15 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 391 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As many as one in five older Americans have late-life depression, which can lead to suicide. In this program from The Doctor Is In, three senior citizens describe how they have coped with this life-threatening illness. Medical commentary is provided by Charles Reynolds III, director of the Late-Life Depression Evaluation and Treatment Center at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; psychiatrist Thomas Oxman, of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; and Lucille Karatzas, director of Elder Services at Seacoast Mental Health Center. The central message? Late-life depression is a treatable disease, not an inevitable part of aging. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
What is cancer? by Thomas Symington( Visual )

11 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first episode in the Cancer Story series provides a primer on how cancer begins and grows. Using colorful animation and interviews with medical experts, the program explains normal cell behavior and cancer etiology within a larger, dramatized story of a cancer patient undergoing diagnosis and treatment. What Is Cancer painlessly introduces a complicated and often intimidating subject
Childhood sexual abuse( Visual )

3 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 367 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
Living Fully Until Death( Visual )

10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 366 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
Childhood depression by Jamie Guth( Visual )

8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 356 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four to eight percent of American children experience bouts of major depression. Among teenage girls, that rate can be as high as sixteen percent. This program from The Doctor Is In emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment to avoid potential patterns of repeated depression later in life-and to prevent substance abuse and suicide. Children suffering from depression talk about how they cope with it, while child psychiatrist David G. Fassler, author of Help Me, I'm Sad, and Steven Atkins, a psychologist at Dartmouth Medical School, provide authoritative insights
Childhood obesity : reversing the trend( Visual )

5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 348 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from The Doctor Is In presents two hospital-based programs that are helping children lose weight and keep the pounds off by setting realistic goals based on good health, not appearance. Patients talk about what it is like, from a child's point of view, to be overweight and how they have succeeded in adhering to a program of portion control and exercise to create a healthier lifestyle. Commentary by Harvard Medical School's Dr. David Ludwig; Dr. Sonia Caprio, of Yale-New Haven Hospital; and Mary Savoye-Desanti, RD, CDN, CDE, is featured. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Substance abuse in the elderly by Jamie Guth( Visual )

11 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 344 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Profiles older Americans dealing with alcohol and prescription drug misuse. Many have multiple prescriptions for medications that when combined with alcohol can cause problems. Shows some innovative programs created specifically for the elderly
Panic! by Jamie Guth( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 301 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Several people describe panic attacks and agoraphobia. Professionals discuss how to deal with anxieties and their effects with medication and other therapies
Depression and manic depression( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 299 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Explains depression and manic depression through the experiences of Mike Wallce, Lama Dejani, Robert Boorstin and others. Provides an overview of the medications and therapy currently in use
Prevention and Screening : New Cancer Defenses( Visual )

8 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 296 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Last in a four-part series about the medical and personal complexities of cancer entitled 'Cancer story'. This segment highlights prevention models that have led to reductions in the incidence of cancer by prompting changes in behaviors and medical procedures. Correlates the discontinuation of tobacco and alcohol use with a lower susceptibility to throat cancer. Demonstrates the effectiveness of the PSA test in screening for prostate cancer, and how test results may suggest a variety of options. Examines efforts in the manufacturing sector to protect workers from carcinogens, and ways in which scientists link carcinogenic risk to environmental substances
Childhood Physical Abuse( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 295 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from The Doctor Is In covers the range of problems in the area of physical abuse of children: the kinds of adults likely to abuse their children; the signs of such abuse; the effects on the children; the ways in which abuse should be dealt with; how abusive parents can break the cycle of their behavior and whether and how they should be punished; what happens to the children when the law steps in; the distinction between discipline and abuse; and whether and how the physical abuse of children can be prevented
Treating obesity( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 289 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, Ph. D., of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Weight Management Center; Sharon Alger-Mayer, M.D., of Albany Medical Center's Lifestyle Challenge Group; and William Laycock, M.D., of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, discuss their work in the field of weight management. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production. (28 minutes)
Intimate partner violence by Chitra Raghavan( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While intimate partner abuse can occur in same-sex couples, the abuser in the vast majority of cases is a man, his target a woman. This program from The Doctor Is In profiles Buffalo, New York, where the medical community, social and psychiatric services, police, and courts have formed a coalition to reduce the incidence of partner abuse and help the victims. Among those who comment are Dr. Susan McLeer, the head of Erie County Medical Center's psychiatry department; Katey Joyce, director of a shelter for battered women; and Jessica Benigni, chair of the Erie County Coalition Against Family Violence. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Women and depression by Jamie Guth( Visual )

9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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. Experts include Valerie Davis Raskin, MD, a therapist and research psychiatrist whose practice is solely dedicated to women and Arids Olsen, MD, a physician and researcher at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Saying good-bye by Jim Boulden( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almost no one will escape the pain of surviving a loved one. This program from The Doctor Is In talks to people who have gone through this difficult time to find out how they dealt with their grief: a support group for widows, a woman whose parents died within a year of each other, and a woman whose husband died of cancer and left her with a young child. Also interviewed are a hospital chaplain and the director of a hospice
Smoking cessation by Medical College of Wisconsin( Visual )

6 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 259 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from The Doctor Is In discusses the various medications, support groups, and counseling that can help smokers successfully quit. Among the experts who discuss this options are Dr. Michael Fiore, director of the Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention at the University of Wisconsin Medical School, and Matthew Myers, president of the National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids
Genetic testing( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 256 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the tests made pre-natally to determine defective problems and allow parents more choices about the birth and subsequent care of children
Kidney disease( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 255 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents some of the symptoms and causes of kidney failure, explains how dialysis works and covers the advantages and difficulties of kidney transplantation
 
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Prevention and Screening : New Cancer Defenses
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Prevention and Screening : New Cancer Defenses