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Sleeping Giant Productions

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Works: 141 works in 330 publications in 1 language and 2,770 library holdings
Genres: Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  History  Drama  Comedy films  Educational television programs  Instructional films  Nonfiction films  Biography  Interviews 
Classifications: RC533,
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Publications about Sleeping Giant Productions
Publications by Sleeping Giant Productions
Most widely held works by Sleeping Giant Productions
Mindfulness & meditation stress reduction & mindful parenting ( visu )
5 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 188 libraries worldwide
The first program, Stress reduction, presents adaptive ways to react to stress by taking advantage of "deep inner resources for learning, growing and healing." The second program, Mindful parenting, approaches parenting from the Zen Buddhist position of moment-to-moment awareness, addressing how to "embrace the full catastrophe" of life and parenting, see one's children as "live-in Zen masters", and use "moment-to-moment no-judgemental awareness"
Death a personal understanding ( visu )
10 editions published between 1998 and 1999 in English and held by 184 libraries worldwide
Explores a wide range of North American cultural perspectives on death within the context of current issues, including AIDS, death by violence, suicide, assisted suicide, hospice care, end of life decision making, and how children react to death
Luminarias ( visu )
3 editions published between 2002 and 2006 in English and held by 154 libraries worldwide
Four professional women meet at an East Los Angeles restaurant called Luminarias to share secrets about their careers, love, family, and sex
Bipolar ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 125 libraries worldwide
Provides an in-depth look at the mania aspect of bipolar disorder, also known as manic-depressive illness
Antisocial ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 118 libraries worldwide
Discusses how this troubling and vicious mental disorder known as antisocial personality disorder can result in a Charles Manson figure
Obsessive compulsive ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 117 libraries worldwide
Looks at lives touched by OCD and how behavior therapy helps
Eating disorders ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Explores the many complicated aspects of eating disorders, including the differences between bulimia and anorexia nervosa. Discusses also the changes in the brains of eating disorder patients
ADHD ( visu )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Discusses symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder in both adolescents and adults
Alzheimer's disease ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 105 libraries worldwide
Provides a detailed explanation of Alzheimer's disease plus discusses recent advances in treatments and medicines
Postpartum depression ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 100 libraries worldwide
Presents postpartum depression and how it affects mother, baby and the entire family
Panic disorder ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 98 libraries worldwide
Shows how the body's built-in mechanism for survival goes into overdrive in this discussion of panic disorder and extreme anxiety, including the subtle signs
Schizophrenia ( visu )
5 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 97 libraries worldwide
Discusses diagnosis and treatment of this mental disorder
The 12 steps recovering from addictions ( visu )
18 editions published between 1991 and 1992 in English and held by 95 libraries worldwide
Based on the process originated by Alcoholics Anonymous and used to treat other addictions. Each episode teaches one of the 12 steps, using the stories of real-life recovering addicts and the advice of experts in addiction treatment
PTSD ( visu )
4 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 86 libraries worldwide
Discusses some of the causes and history of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), including the condition formerly known as "shell shock" among war veterans. Also, some treatments of this disorder are addressed
Psychosomatic ( visu )
7 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 79 libraries worldwide
Discusses how the body and mind can work together to make you ill, especially when you throw stress into the mix
Dalai Lama a portrait in the first person ( visu )
5 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
An interview with the current Dalai Lama, Bstan-ʼdzin-rgya-mtsho, originally broadcast on Canadian television in 1990. The Dalai Lama, winner of the 1989 Noble Peace Prize, talks about his religious and social beliefs, including such topics as nonviolence and Tibet
Delirium ( visu )
6 editions published between 1999 and 2010 in English and held by 75 libraries worldwide
Discusses society's past experience, symptoms and treatment of this mental disorder
George Fox and the Quakers ( visu )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Here is the life and legacy of George Fox, founder of the Society of Friends or Quakers, shot on location in England, America and Canada. The program interweaves dramatizations, interviews and period paintings
Hymn to freedom the history of blacks in Canada ( visu )
6 editions published between 1994 and 2007 in English and held by 45 libraries worldwide
Pt. 2. Against the tides: the Jones family (Nova Scotia) - The population of Nova Scotia ebbed and flowed from the major wars that shaped Canada and the United States. The Jones family experienced slavery and segregation from the time southerners from the United States had settled in Nova Scotia. -- from container
Sarah's daughters ( visu )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 37 libraries worldwide
Women's perspectives on the role of Judaism and feminism in modern life. Part of a series (Judaism: Quest for meaning) which examines Jewish life and identity in the modern world
 
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