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Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center

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Works: 483 works in 979 publications in 1 language and 14,765 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary films  Television news programs  Biography 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 616.8526
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Eating disorders : the hunger within( Visual )

12 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 673 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( Visual )

8 editions published between 1991 and 2005 in English and held by 395 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
Genetic testing( Visual )

2 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from The Doctor Is In demonstrates amniocentesis and ultrasound; outlines the advantages of knowing in advance that certain medical procedures are required to save a newborn, and the burden on parents of having to decide whether to terminate a pregnancy; and shows the advantages of avoiding cigarettes and alcohol during pregnancy
Childhood Physical Abuse( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 301 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
Saying good-bye( Visual )

9 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 269 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It is possible to learn from others who have themselves experienced the death of a loved one. Jamie Guth talks to people who have gone through this difficult time to find out how they have dealt with their grief
Parkinson's disease : update( Visual )

6 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 258 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This degenerative brain disease afflicts one out of every hundred Americans over the age of 60. Although research is making rapid strides, there is still no definitive understanding of what causes the condition and even less consensus on what the cure will be
Childhood depression( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 244 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 sexual abuse( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 242 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Childhood sexual abuse affects all social and economic groups. Psychiatrists, social workers, and law enforcement officials explain how the pattern of abuse is frequently spread throughout the family; why children can be manipulated into silent acceptance of abuse; the signs of sexual abuse and how and to whom they should be reported; the reliability of children as witnesses; teaching prevention skills to children; and under what circumstances treatment of sex abusers can be effective. From The Doctor Is In
Panic!( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 241 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from The Doctor Is In explains anxiety disorders, which include panic attacks, phobias, and agoraphobia. It follows two agoraphobics through three years of treatment; a man discusses his phobia of poisoning himself; and a woman shows how she worked through a fear of flying. Researchers explain their evidence for a biological cause for anxiety disorders. Doctors David Sheehan of the University of South Florida Psychiatry Center and Charles Ravaris of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center discuss the disorders and their treatments
Late-life depression( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 241 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
Suicide : the Teenager's Perspective( Visual )

4 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from The Doctor Is In deals with peer groups, one promising solution to the increasing number of teen suicides. Teenagers are accustomed to going to their friends with their problems; in this case, the friends have been trained to recognize the signs of impending suicide. In the program, Jim Wells, a nationally recognized expert on suicide, says that even as teens are taking their own lives, they do not really want to die. The purpose of this program is to provide some help before an attempt is made
Smoking cessation( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 238 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Millions of smokers try to quit each year but only about 5 percent succeed. The good news is that with the medical and psychological help now available, there has never been a better time to stop smoking. This program from The Doctor Is In surveys the various medications, support groups, and counseling that can help smokers successfully quit. Among the experts who discuss these 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. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Intimate partner violence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 235 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
Preventing school violence( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 233 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With bullying, sexual harassment, and credible death threats on the rise, school is becoming less about learning and more about fear. This program from The Doctor Is In thoroughly examines violence among children and teens of both sexes. Innovative preventive measures yielding impressive results at Bartle Elementary in New Jersey and Lebanon Junior High in New Hampshire are featured. In addition, psychologist Daniel Goleman, author of Emotional Intelligence, presents his theories on improving the school environment and James Garbarino, author of Lost Boys, talks about the pressures that can lead to extreme acts of violence at school-even murder. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
The Dangers of melanoma( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Left untreated for too long, melanoma-almost always curable when treated early-becomes one of the deadliest of all cancers. This program from The Doctor Is In promotes sun exposure precautions and self-examinations as ways to lower risk of contracting and dying of melanoma, describes standard medical practices once melanoma is diagnosed, and investigates the ongoing research to find more effective treatments, including a cancer vaccine. Commentary is provided by oncologists, a dermatologist, and an epidemiologist, as well as by patients who have lived with melanoma. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
ALS : Lou Gehrig's disease( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from The Doctor Is In studies the cases of three patients with Lou Gehrig's disease. Expert medical commentary is provided by Lucie Bruijn, Ph. D., science director of the ALS Association, and Jeffrey Cohen, M.D., a neurologist at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center. In addition, a family care provider talks about the challenges one faces in that role. Although there is currently no cure for ALS, it is only a matter of time before one is found as researchers continue to advance the frontiers of knowledge of neurological diseases. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Treating obesity( Visual )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 230 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
Prevention and Screening : New Cancer Defenses( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 230 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program highlights prevention models that have led to reductions in the incidence of cancer by prompting changes in behaviors and medical procedures. Correlating the discontinuation of tobacco and alcohol use with a lower susceptibility to throat cancer, the program also demonstrates the effectiveness of the PSA test in screening for prostate cancer, and how test results may suggest a variety of options. Efforts in the manufacturing sector to protect workers from carcinogens, and ways in which scientists link carcinogenic risk to environmental substances, are also examined in this engaging final episode of the Cancer Story series. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Sickle-cell anemia( Visual )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent innovations are enabling more effective management of the circulatory problems associated with sickle cell anemia, a genetic disorder that affects people of African, Mediterranean, and Asian descent. Research into the disease points the way toward an ultimate cure. This program from The Doctor Is In features sickle cell clinics in Atlanta and Seattle and interviews with two teenagers and an adult who live with the disease. Medical experts include Dr. Michael Bender of the Odessa Brown Children's Clinic in Seattle and Dr. Lewis Hsu at the Georgia Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Voices : Cancer Patients Speak Out( Visual )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 229 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program presents 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. Five patients of varied ages and at different stages of the disease-including a 28-year-old woman with breast cancer and a 54-year-old man with Hodgkin's lymphoma and lung cancer-progress with their families and caregivers through diagnosis, treatment, and the hopes and uncertainties that follow. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
 
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