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Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center

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Works: 472 works in 892 publications in 1 language and 11,759 library holdings
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Classifications: PN1997, 362.76
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Childhood depression by Jamie Guth( Visual )
8 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 266 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
Late-life depression by Deborah Solomon( Visual )
11 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 264 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
Childhood obesity reversing the trend ( Visual )
5 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 254 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
What is cancer? ( Visual )
12 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 251 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
Emotional intelligence by Daniel Goleman( Visual )
9 editions published between 1997 and 2004 in English and held by 248 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
Living fully until death ( Visual )
10 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Three people find new meaning in life and courage to deal with the challenge of living fully despite their illnesses (Lou Gehrig's disease, leukemia, and lung cancer.)
Depression and manic depression ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 216 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
Treating obesity ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This program from The Doctor Is In presents three case studies illustrating 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
Women and alcoholism ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 198 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
Substance abuse in the elderly by Jamie Guth( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 189 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
Eating disorders ( Visual )
6 editions published between 1990 and 2007 in English and held by 174 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
Sexually transmitted diseases the silent epidemic ( Visual )
11 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 171 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
Women and depression by Jamie Guth( Visual )
9 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 167 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Clinical depression affects 19 million Americans, and two-thirds of them are women. But the good new is that depression is a diagnosable and treatable illness. This program will explain how that's done, and women and their families will talk about their experiences. Experts include Valerie Davis Raskin, MD, a therapist and research psychiatrist whose practice is solely dedicated to women and Ardis Olsen, MD, a physician and researcher at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center
Alternative medicine overview ( Visual )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Alternative, or complementary, health systems are gradually being integrated into American culture and can now be found in many American physicians' offices. This program from The Doctor Is In provides an overview of Chinese and Indian medicine, homeopathy, herbalism, naturopathy, and massage. It also examines osteopathy and chiropractic as practices recognized by traditional doctors. The program observes patients who are using one or more of these therapies in their health care, and speaks with several experts including Andrew Weil, a Harvard-trained physician and author of numerous books on integrative health; Dr. Christiane Northrup, an obstetrician/gynecologist and proponent of alternative medicine; Dr. Fredi Kronenberg, director of an alternative medical center at Columbia University; and Nancy Lonsdorf, a physician who practices both Western and the Indian system of Ayurveda in her practice
Childhood sexual abuse ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1990 and 2003 in English and held by 162 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
Childhood physical abuse ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 149 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
Depression and manic depression ( Visual )
8 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 144 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
Multiple sclerosis ( Visual )
7 editions published between 1990 and 2000 in English and held by 144 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents symptoms of multiple sclerosis and shows how lifestyle changes can help manage the disease which has no cure
Sickle-cell anemia ( Visual )
2 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 138 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Sickle cell disease is a genetic disease that affects people of African, Asian and Mediterranean descent and causes a defect in red blood cells. This program features sickle cell clinics in Atlanta and Seattle and includes interviews with two teenagers and an adult who live with the disease. Medical experts include Dr. Michael Bender, and researcher Dr. Lewis Hsu
Emotional intelligence key to social skills ( Visual )
2 editions published between 1997 and 2005 in English and held by 133 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
 
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