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Living Hell, A

Synopsis
Series in which Professor Lewis Wolpert draws on his own experiences of depression as he examines its causes, diagnosis and treatment. He talks to fellow sufferers, his own psychiatrist and therapist, and to a professor researching the effects of childhood influences on mental health in adults. In three parts: 1) Introduction: a overview of depression; 2) Diagnosis: considers the difficulties of diagnosing depression. Wolpert talks to a psychiatrist who trains GPs to recognise its symptons. Also considers children’s susceptibility to depression; 3) Treatment: looks at antidepressants, cognitive therapy, electroconvulsive therapy, St John’s wort.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. Standard formats. col. 3 x 40 min.
Year of production
1999
Availability
Sale; 2000 sale: £150.00 (+VAT +p&p) series
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 from 3/3/99.
Subjects
Psychiatry
Keywords
depression - medical

Credits

Producer
Dai Richards
Contributor
Alan Bookbinder
Cast
Lewis Wolpert 

Distributor

Name

BBC Active Video for Learning - now BBC Learning

Contact
Carolina Fernandez Jeremy Wilcox (CF - for educational enquiries JW - channel sales manager)
Email
BBCStudiosLearning@bbc.com
Web
https://www.bbcstudioslearning.com/ External site opens in new window
Phone
+44 (0) 20 8433 1009
Address
BBC Studios Limited
Television Centre
101 Wood Lane
London
W12 7FA
UK
Notes
The BBC Active company has now been absorbed within BBC Learning, a division of BBC Studios. It was originally a joint venture between BBC Worldwide and Pearson Education. Formerly known as ‘BBC Worldwide Learning Studies’ and before that as ‘Videos for Education & Training’

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