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Stress

Alternative title
Stress: Parents with a Handicapped Child
Synopsis
This documentary from 1966 is about the stress suffered by parents caring for a handicapped child. The film takes as its subjects five families with handicapped children including an autistic child, a child suffering from epilepsy and a child with cerebral palsy all of whom are filmed in their homes with their families.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
1966
Notes
Broadcast on BBC2 as part of the ‘Man Alive’ series on 27/7/1966.
Subjects
Social welfare
Keywords
care; families; handicapped children; mental health; physically handicapped children; television documentary films

Credits

Director
Bernice Rubens
Cinematographer
Peter Jessop
Editor
Terence Twigg
Contributor
Andrew Faulds

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£20.00
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
30 minutes
Year
2012

Production Company

Name

Knight (Derrick) & Partners

Sponsor

Name

Mental Health Film Council

Notes
Use: Mental Health Media

Distributor

Name

Concord Media

Email
sales@concordmedia.org.uk
Web
http://www.concordmedia.org.uk/ External site opens in new window
Phone
01473 726 012
Address
Rosehill Centre
22 Hines Road
Ipswich
IP3 9BG
Notes
A long-established, not-for-profit organisation with a large collection DVDs, specialising in the sectors of general and mental health, child care, race relations, war and peace, addictions, the third world, ecology, civil rights, personal relationships, educational issues, and social work training. Concord also handles titles made for the Graves Medical Audio-visual Library. Sale on DVD. Formerly known as Concord Video and Film Council. In 2014 Concord began to offer selected films as Video on Demand, via Vimeo.

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