How Does Traditional Chinese Medicine Work?

This video from previews their documentary, Traditional Chinese Medicine and provides an overview of traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and

Psychological Disorders: History of Mental Illness

The Discovery Channel provides a brief history of mental illness. What are the different types of mental illness discussed in

Lobotomy PBS documentary on Walter Freeman

[Video contains some disturbing images] PBS shows Walter Freeman and his experiments with lobotomies and how it was used in

Rorschach Test by Adam Lore

In this brief film, Adam Lore sets 10 of Roschachs original inkblot plates to music. Visit the Fox Illinois website

Remembering Columbine

10 years later, CBS news reports commemorate the tragedy that occurred at Columbine High School. Patrick Ireland discusses his experiences

Person-Centered Therapy

The Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors (AIPC) provides an example of person-centered therapy. The counselor in this clip attempts to

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy

The Australian Institute of Professional Counsellors (AIPC) provides an example of cognitive behavior therapy. Marcia explains that she feels overwhelmed

Personality Inventories

Intelecom covers personality assessment tests, its origins, test items, and purposes. Personality inventories have become an increasingly common assessment tool

Do I Have an Anxiety Disorder? discusses anxiety disorders and what symptoms to look for. They cover the five types of anxiety disorders and discuss

How Anxiety Affects the Body

Did you know anxiety disorders are more common than depression in the U.S? Anxiety has both an emotional and brain-body/neurological

Anxiety Treatment: Drugs

There are three classes of drugs used to treat anxiety disorders: anti-depressants, benzodiazepines, and beta blockers. Anti-depressants balance hormones and

Anxiety Disorders in Children and Teens

Dr. Catchpole interviews a fellow psychologist, Dr. Jane Garland, specializing in separation anxiety phobias. When anxieties become too intense and

Hypochondria: Diagnosis

Dr. Jon LaPook talks about hypochondria and when it becomes a problem. Dr. Bill Fisher explains that hypochondria is an

Conversion Disorder

This is a clip from an episode of The Pretender that outlines the causes and effects of Conversion disorder. Conversion

Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder Herschell Walker

Former star NFL running back and Heisman Trophy winner Herschel Walker discusses his experiences with Dissociative Identity Disorder (DID), otherwise

Numb Depersonalization Disorder

This trailer for the film Numb shows one mans experience with acute depersonalization disorder. He seeks treatment from therapists but

Depression Theories and Treatments

This Discovery Channel clip explains theories about what may cause depression and what treatments are available. Scientists evaluate electrical impulses

Choosing a Psychotherapist offers advice on how to choose a psychotherapist for treating depression. They explain that it is best to use

Bipolar Overview

Once known as manic depression, bipolar disorder affects nearly 6 million adults. Risk factors, symptoms, and latest treatments available are

Dysthymic Disorder

This short film shows the life of a man with dysthymic disorder. He seems lethargic, unhappy, and disconnected. He routinely

Suicide Trend in Palo Alto, California?

Recently, four students committed suicide in Palo Alto, CA, within six months of each other. All of them threw themselves

Teen Commits Suicide with Live Web Audience

A south Florida college student took his own life in front of a live web audience. His sister said when

Nutrition and Diets: How to Build Up Your Immune System

Christine Marquette explains that there are many things that can be done to build up the immune system, including stress

AIDS Documentary

The Fire Within is an illuminating story of two people with singular spirit. Bob Bowers is a long-term AIDS survivor.