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John's not mad

Author: Valerie KayeEleanor BronUden Associates.British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.BBC Education & Training.All authors
Publisher: [Princeton, NJ] : Films for the Humanities & Sciences, [1997]
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Documentary portrait of 16-year-old John, a victim of Tourette syndrome-- he often flies into hyperactive outbursts punctuated by profanity. Family members describe the daily strain of living with someone with Tourette's, and John himself admits to frustration so intense that he sometines contemplates suicide. Dr. Oliver Sacks explains the levels of severity in individual patients, and calls for public awareness and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Valerie Kaye; Eleanor Bron; Uden Associates.; British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; BBC Education & Training.; Films for the Humanities (Firm); BBC Worldwide Americas, Inc.
OCLC Number: 38946628
Notes: Videocassette release of a c1988 production.
"BBC Worldwide"--Container.
Credits: Producer, Valerie Kaye ; photographers, Mike Coles, Richard Hakin ; editors, Gary Burczak, Phil Cook ; music, Graham Lyons.
Performer(s): Narrator: Eleanor Bron.
Description: 1 videocassette (30 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS.
Other Titles: Tourette's syndrome
Responsibility: a presentation of Films for the Humanities & Sciences ; BBC Education & Training ; Q.E.D. ; a Uden Associates production for BBC Television.

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Documentary portrait of 16-year-old John, a victim of Tourette syndrome-- he often flies into hyperactive outbursts punctuated by profanity. Family members describe the daily strain of living with someone with Tourette's, and John himself admits to frustration so intense that he sometines contemplates suicide. Dr. Oliver Sacks explains the levels of severity in individual patients, and calls for public awareness and sensitivity toward those who are afflicted.

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