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Dang Nghiem

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Summary: Learn the accessible and deeply compassionate practices for healing trauma, known as the Five Strengths of applied Zen Buddhism. More than a philosophy, these body-based practices are backed by modern neuroscience research, and they can be applied by anyone suffering from trauma to begin experiencing relief. Mindfulness teacher Sister Dang Nghiem, MD, is an inspiration for anyone who has ever...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Parallax Press 2021

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Summary: Stress has been called the most prevalent disease of modern society: an epidemic brought about by the pace of modern life and the pressure to succeed in a climate of increasing job insecurity. But what exactly is stress? How do medical and psychological approaches to stress management differ? And what psychological strategies-behavioral, cognitive, and organizational-are available to combat...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Bridget, 15, cannot go near her own parents because she fears they are somehow "contaminated." Rocco, 9, dissolves into tears whenever he tries to leave for school-consumed by anxiety over what could happen once he steps outside. Michelle, 13, spends hours in the shower. These children, along with about one million others, have OCD. This edition of Primetime tracks the treatment of Bridget,...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Intrusive, repetitive thoughts, often of a disturbing nature, are the symptoms of the anxiety-related condition, OCD. In this program, two people whose lives have been shattered by OCD tell their stories. An 18-year-old woman talks about how she feels compelled to perform detailed rituals every day of her life. A man tells how he is tormented by the obsessive belief that he has killed someone....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: After a traumatic shock, most people experience immediate symptoms of stress-and for some, the feelings do not fade away. In this program, psychiatrist Cecile Rousseau, psychologist Deogratias Bagilishya, and other specialists in the field of emotional trauma discuss the causes, symptoms, and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder. The effects of adrenaline and cortisol on the body and the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: The pace of life has greatly increased, and the escalation of chronic stress is costing people their health, relationships, and careers. In this program, an immunologist, a psychiatrist, and a mental skills coach lay bare the symptoms of chronic stress, the negative impact on the body of continual exposure to adrenalin and cortisol, and biological and psychological factors that influence...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: There are 34,000 different obsessive-compulsive disorders. Mine is just one among many others. In this program, research psychiatrist Gilbert Pinard and pediatric psychiatrist Patricia Garel talk with OCD patients about their rituals-the thoughts and behaviors triggered by hyperactive brain activity involving the thalamus, orbito-frontal cortex, and caudate nucleus. The effectiveness of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: 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...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: While controversy flares over whether this anxiety-related condition even exists, two men are certain of it based on their own experiences. This program examines the disorder associated with anxiety symptoms experienced following the witnessing of a traumatic event. One man, who witnessed the deaths of his two teenage daughters, and another man shot in an IRA ambush, give highly personal...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: A psychiatric disorder, PTSD generally follows life-threatening events like natural disasters, terrorist incidents, and military combat. Unfortunately, many PTSD victims don't realize what afflicts them. This program expands awareness and knowledge of the disorder and explores the latest treatment options available today. In an illuminating case study, a Vietnam veteran who developed PTSD after...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: OCD is built on magical beliefs that don't make much sense in the real world, says Cosmo-and he should know, because he has had the disorder since he was a child. In this program, Cosmo reaches out to others with OCD to more deeply understand the nature of his own condition: Nellie, who fears becoming someone else and uses repeating rituals to keep those fears at bay; Margaret, a hoarder and a...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Summary: Gary's love of soccer might wreck his wedding plans. Rosemary embezzled four million dollars in order to shop and hoard. An attractive young woman, Jennifer sees herself as disfigured due to body dysmorphia. These and other cases are used to illustrate how obsessive-compulsive disorder can be the flip side to strong, healthy self-interests. Along with studies of actual patients, the program...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: For 10-year-old Danny, it's dogs. For Trevor, it's falling. For Diane, it's air travel. And for Donna, it's the everyday act of driving a car. In this program, these four patients come to grips with their phobias by undergoing treatments involving behavioral therapy, flooding, and EMDR, eye-movement desensitization reprocessing-with impressive results.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Acute anxiety, one of the most common psychiatric illnesses, makes everyday experiences like walking down the street or talking on the phone a source of potential terror. This program explains how and why this happens as it examines the physiology and psychology of anxiety, its symptoms, its highly maladaptive consequences, and treatments such as cognitive behavioral therapy. Case studies...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Trichotillomania might be an unusual word, but it is a common obsession: hair pulling. By looking at several ongoing case studies, this program offers fascinating glimpses into obsessive-compulsive disorder, showing firsthand the debilitating physical and emotional effects, as well as outlining a number of treatment options. Brain scans of OCD patients illustrate differences in neural activity....

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Their behavior is strange, and they know it. Fixated on particular actions, they perform them over and over. The startling fact is that 1 in every 40 Americans is affected by OCD to varying degrees. A recently developed program, however, is bringing hope to millions of sufferers. Dr. Jeffrey Schwartz believes that many patients, by gaining self-awareness, can cure themselves. Two patients in...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Summary: This program shows panic attacks as a symptom of other stress-related conditions-specific phobias, agoraphobia, generalized anxiety disorders-and also as a separate condition. A housewife and businessman tell how panic attacks placed limitations on their daily lives and how they finally sought help and relief. A specialist in behavioral psychotherapy provides professional advice on how to...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: At some point, you contemplate suicide. You think, 'This is useless. I'm suffering too much. What's in store for me?' In this program, patients share their stories of terror and triumph as they struggle to deal with their irrational fears and avoidance behaviors. In addition, mental health professionals contrast behavioral cognitive psychotherapy, augmented by video conferencing and virtual...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: This program presents four case studies involving the fear of public places, public speaking, birds and feathers, and mice. Applications of behavioral therapy, virtual reality, hypnosis, and TFT, thought field therapy, are documented. Research at the Institute of Psychiatry (London) into brain activity during moments of stress, panic, and terror is also included.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: February 15, 2001: Skokie, Illinois. An elderly woman named Sonia Reich flees her home, insisting that someone is trying to kill her. It will take a year for her son, Chicago Tribune reporter Howard Reich, to understand the cause of her delusions - not Alzheimer’s, not dementia, but post-traumatic stress disorder. Howard locates and confers with the few experts in the world who can explain the...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2010

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Satterfield, Jason M.

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Summary: "Explore the methods of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and learn why it is successful and how it can be of value in your life." -- Container.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2015

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2 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 612.8 COG
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Summary: We all get depressed or feel stressed once in awhile. But today, teenagers have more stress in their lives than ever before. Divorced parents, substance abuse, lack of adult supervision, abusive family situations, unemployment, and a sense that the world may not be getting any better..are all factors which cause many teenagers to feel alone and desperate. Most teenagers successfully deal with...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Teenagers are running away from home, dropping out of school, having babies, taking drugs, committing suicide, and going to jail for violent crimes. This program discusses normal adolescence and today's too-frequent scenarios: a juvenile delinquent whose drug use led him to criminality; an eighth-grader whose drug use completely altered his personality; a young girl who became severely...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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