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Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center

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Works: 417 works in 1,039 publications in 1 language and 14,680 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  Popular works  Documentary television programs  Children's films  Case studies  Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Nonfiction television programs  Social problem films 
Roles: Producer
Classifications: PN1997, 616.8526
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Eating disorders : the hunger within by B. Timothy Walsh( Visual )

18 editions published between 1988 and 2007 in English and held by 713 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Eating disorders are not just about food, but about the struggle with loss of emotional control. This program from The Doctor Is In examines the use of antidepressants and cognitive behavioral therapy to combat these dangerous illnesses. Russell Marx, M.D., of the eating disorders program at the Princeton Medical Center, and Marcia Herrin, Ed.D., M.P.H., R.D., of the Dartmouth College Health Service, explain what is being done to prevent and treat one of the most lethal categories of mental illness
What is cancer? by Thomas Symington( Visual )

15 editions published between 2004 and 2006 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The first episode in the Cancer Story series provides a primer on how cancer begins and grows. Using colorful animation and interviews with medical experts, the program explains normal cell behavior and cancer etiology within a larger, dramatized story of a cancer patient undergoing diagnosis and treatment. With straightforward commentary from Drs. C. Norman Coleman, Christopher Lowrey, and three other renowned M.D.s, What Is Cancer painlessly introduces a complicated and often intimidating subject. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Late-life depression by Deborah Solomon( Visual )

18 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 433 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As many as one in five older Americans have late-life depression, which can lead to suicide. In this program from The Doctor Is In, three senior citizens describe how they have coped with this life-threatening illness. Medical commentary is provided by Charles Reynolds III, director of the Late-Life Depression Evaluation and Treatment Center at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine; psychiatrist Thomas Oxman, of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center; and Lucille Karatzas, director of Elder Services at Seacoast Mental Health Center. The central message? Late-life depression is a treatable disease, not an inevitable part of aging. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Living Fully Until Death( Visual )

11 editions published between 1995 and 2005 in English and held by 394 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Most people today die as a result of a chronic disease. Many will know the cause of their death for some time prior to dying, causing a great deal of stress and turmoil for both themselves and their families. This program from The Doctor Is In offers the inspirational tales of three people who find new meaning in life and the courage to deal with the challenge of living fully after learning they have a terminal illness. Featured in the program are the late Morrie Schwartz, a Brandeis University professor profiled in the best-seller Tuesdays with Morrie, who was diagnosed with Lou Gehrig's disease (ALS); Shirley Waring, a mother of four adult children, who has leukemia; and William Meyer, who has lung cancer. Each has struggled in his or her own unique way to try to find personal control, to plan for the unknown, and to find a place for spirituality. As Morrie Schwartz notes, "Learning to die is also learning how to live
Childhood depression by Jamie Guth( Visual )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 393 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four to eight percent of American children experience bouts of major depression. Among teenage girls, that rate can be as high as sixteen percent. This program from The Doctor Is In emphasizes the importance of early diagnosis and treatment to avoid potential patterns of repeated depression later in life-and to prevent substance abuse and suicide. Children suffering from depression talk about how they cope with it, while child psychiatrist David G. Fassler, author of Help Me, I'm Sad, and Steven Atkins, a psychologist at Dartmouth Medical School, provide authoritative insights
Childhood sexual abuse( Visual )

5 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three women relate their experiences of being abused sexually as children. Two psychologists offer perspective and statistics. A police officer also describes procedures used to question abused children
Childhood obesity : reversing the trend( Visual )

7 editions published between 2003 and 2005 in English and held by 377 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"This program from "The Doctor Is In" presents two hospital-based programs that are helping children lose weight and keep the pounds off by setting realistic goals based on good health, not appearance. Patients talk about what it is like, from a child's point of view, to be overweight and how they have succeeded in adhering to a program of portion control and exercise to create a healthier lifestyle."--Packaging
Substance abuse in the elderly by Jamie Guth( Visual )

13 editions published between 2000 and 2005 in English and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Faced with complex regimens of medication and diminished tolerances for alcohol, many elderly Americans run the risk of falling into the trap of substance abuse. In this program from The Doctor Is In, senior citizens discuss how they deal with these challenges, while Dr. James Campbell, director of the geriatric center at MetroHealth Medical Center, and Carol Colleran Egan, director of older adult services for Hanley-Hazelden Center, present some innovative programs created especially for elderly people
Childhood Physical Abuse( Visual )

8 editions published between 1990 and 2004 in English and held by 355 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents examples of physical abuse and neglect from medical experts and victims, how adults can cope with their abusive behaviors, and how professionals deal with victims and abusers
Panic! by Jamie Guth( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2005 in English and held by 339 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 University of South Florida Psychiatry Center and Charles Ravaris of the Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center discuss the disorders and their treatments
Intimate partner violence by Chitra Raghavan( Visual )

11 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 332 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

While intimate partner abuse can occur in same-sex couples, the abuser in the vast majority of cases is a man, his target a woman. This program from The Doctor Is In profiles Buffalo, New York, where the medical community, social and psychiatric services, police, and courts have formed a coalition to reduce the incidence of partner abuse and help the victims. Among those who comment are Dr. Susan McLeer, the head of Erie County Medical Center's psychiatry department; Katey Joyce, director of a shelter for battered women; and Jessica Benigni, chair of the Erie County Coalition Against Family Violence. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Prevention and Screening : New Cancer Defenses( Visual )

10 editions published between 2004 and 2008 in English and held by 331 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program highlights prevention models that have led to reductions in the incidence of cancer by prompting changes in behaviors and medical procedures. Correlating the discontinuation of tobacco and alcohol use with a lower susceptibility to throat cancer, the program also demonstrates the effectiveness of the PSA test in screening for prostate cancer, and how test results may suggest a variety of options. Efforts in the manufacturing sector to protect workers from carcinogens, and ways in which scientists link carcinogenic risk to environmental substances, are also examined in this engaging final episode of the Cancer Story series. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Treating obesity( Visual )

5 editions published between 2004 and 2005 in English and held by 330 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from The Doctor Is In presents a trio of case studies to illustrate a spectrum of treatment approaches for obesity: medical center-based plans emphasizing exercise, education, portion control, and peer support; medicines that suppress the appetite and promote weight loss; and bariatric surgery. In addition, Madelyn Fernstrom, Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Weight Management Center; Sharon Alger-Mayer, M.D., of Albany Medical Center's Lifestyle Challenge Group; and William Laycock, M.D., of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, discuss their work in the field of weight management. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production
Women and depression by Jamie Guth( Visual )

12 editions published between 2000 and 2006 in English and held by 308 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Women and their families talk about their experiences with depression and its treatment
Saying good-bye by Jim Boulden( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2017 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Almost no one will escape the pain of surviving a loved one. This program from The Doctor Is In talks to people who have gone through this difficult time to find out how they dealt with their grief: a support group for widows, a woman whose parents died within a year of each other, and a woman whose husband died of cancer and left her with a young child. Also interviewed are a hospital chaplain and the director of a hospice
Smoking cessation by Medical College of Wisconsin( Visual )

8 editions published between 2002 and 2005 in English and held by 304 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from The Doctor Is In discusses the various medications, support groups, and counseling that can help smokers successfully quit. Among the experts who discuss this options are Dr. Michael Fiore, director of the Center for Tobacco Research and Intervention at the University of Wisconsin Medical School, and Matthew Myers, president of the National Center for Tobacco-Free Kids
Preventing school violence( Visual )

7 editions published between 2001 and 2005 in English and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With bullying, sexual harassment and credible death threats on the rise, school is becoming less about learning and more about fear. This program thoroughly examines violence among children and teens of both sexes
Genetic testing( Visual )

11 editions published between 1990 and 2013 in English and held by 290 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the tests made pre-natally to determine defective problems and allow parents more choices about the birth and subsequent care of children
Kidney Disease : Caring for Someone with a Chronic Disease( Visual )

7 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 286 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from The Doctor Is In deals with end-state renal disease-progressive kidney failure which, up until a generation ago, was routinely fatal but which can now be treated by means of hemodialysis and organ transplantation. Neither of these is simple, painless, or inexpensive; but both represent realistic alternatives to debilitating disease and may restore the patient to a full and normal life. The program covers the symptoms and some of the causes of kidney failure, explains how dialysis works, and covers the advantages and difficulties of kidney transplantation, including finding donor organs, tissue matching, and rejection
Skin cancer( Visual )

6 editions published between 1990 and 2008 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program from The Doctor Is In deals with basal cell and squamous cell malignancies and melanoma: their symptoms, causes, prevention, treatments, and cure rates. It shows various types of lesions; explains when and how they should be treated; explains why melanoma is so dangerous; indicates how long one can wait before seeking medical attention when a pimple, ulceration, or mole appears to be undergoing change; and discusses the uses of sunscreens
 
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Prevention and Screening : New Cancer Defenses
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Prevention and Screening : New Cancer Defenses
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DHMC

DHMC (Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center)

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