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A child went forth, 1942
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 20 min. Black and white, sound.]

Distributed by New York University Film Library. Produced by Joseph Losey and John Ferno

This film is a documentary presentation of life at a children's summer camp, showing the children participating in such activities as hammering, building, and painting. The outline of the film's segments is: Poetic exposition of a child's day at a modern (progressive summer camp -- Free to Play (2:26) -- Pool of Perfect Bliss (1:46) -- Hands and Minds at Work (1:13) -- Full of Energy (2:06) -- Children at Rest (1:45) -- Learning to Live Together (1:40) -- A Dog's Life (1:43) -- Ducks in the Water (2:13) -- A Different Approach to Childhood (2:17) -- Taking It All In (2:30).

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Airway obstruction: cause and prevention (WF 140 b VC no.6 1970), 1975
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 13 min. Color, sound.]

An Official Report of Health Research, Inc. Buffalo, N.Y. Health Research, Inc. and the University of Buffalo.

This program presents the problem of obstruction of the oropharynx by the tongue and soft palate in the unconscious, prone subject through demonstration on the dissected cadaver and with cineroentograms of the upper airways. This program is recommended for medical students, anesthesiologists and emergency medicine practitioners.

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Amazing newborn (HF7523), 1975
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 25 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Maureen Hack at the Health Sciences Communications Center, Case Western Reserve University

The film presents three normal infants from one to seven days of age who are shown reacting to visual tactile and auditory stimuli and identifies six different organized patterns of behavior, including the quiet alert state and the crying state.

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Anxiety: concept and manifestations, 1977
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 30 min. Color, sound.]

Presented by American Journal of Nursing Co. Educational Services Division.

Course instructors Grayce Sills and Doreen James Wise discuss how anxiety is communicated and developed, how it relates to self-concept, and how its manifestations affect thought processes, biophysiological functioning, perceptual field, and awareness. Methodology for intervention is analyzed.

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Becoming, 1973
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 30 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by the Department of Communication Stanford University.

This film shows a prepared, conscious, cooperative labor and delivery with emphasis on the support of the husband and reactions of the mother to labor and delivery. The husband is present and supportive during delivery. The film also includes instructional sequences explaining cervical dilation and effacement, false vs. true labor, relaxation techniques, exercises to prepare for labor, and breathing patterns to use during labor. It stresses the strengthening of family ties (including an older child) through sharing the childbearing experience.

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Brazelton neonatal assessment scale, Film 1: Introduction, 1973
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 20 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by Education Development Center and the Grant Foundation.

T. Berry Brazelton's series on the assessment of infant responses. The film presents the use of the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale in actual examinations and includes a scoring sheet.

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Brazelton neonatal assessment scale, Film 2: Variations in normal behavior, 1973
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 20 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by Education Development Center and the Grant Foundation

T. Berry Brazelton's series on the assessment of infant responses. The film presents the use of the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale in actual examinations and Includes scoring sheet. [The first three minutes of this film are missing.]

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Brazelton neonatal assessment scale, Film 3: Self-scoring examination, 1973
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 20 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by Education Development Center and the Grant Foundation

T. Berry Brazelton's series on the assessment of infant responses. The film presents the use of the Neonatal Behavioral Assessment Scale in actual examinations and Includes scoring sheet.

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Chain of care, 1963
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 36 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by The Mental Health Film Board and Affiliated Film Producers. Written and produced by Irving Jacoby.

This film surveys the coordinated program of mental care in New York State. Uses four case histories to portray the major public psychiatric services that make up the statewide program of prevention, treatment, and rehabilitation of the mentally ill.

2
Chalk talk on alcoholism, Part I and Part II (WM 274 VC no.65 1978), 1972
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 42 min. (total) Color, sound.]

Produced by the United States Navy.

Father Joseph C. Martin, an educator in alcohol and alcoholism, explains why people drink and the symptoms, physiological effects, and treatment of alcoholism.

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Child care and development (McGraw-Hill Child Development Series), 1950
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 17 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by Crawley Films Limited. Ottawa, Canada for McGraw-Hill Text-Films.

This film discusses the habits of daily physical care that ensure a happy, healthy child, including eating, sleeping, bathing, the wearing of proper clothing and outdoor exercise. The film particularly stresses the importance of attitude of both parents and children toward establishment of good daily routine.

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Children's emotions (McGraw-Hill Child Development Series), 1950
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 22 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by Crawley Films Limited. Ottawa, Canada for McGraw-Hill Text-Film. The McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.

This film discusses, through short dramatic illustrations, the development and guidance of children's emotions at various levels up to ten years of age. It shows how parents can deal with fear, anger, and curiosity while making happiness the most frequent and dominant emotion influencing the child's personality development.

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Chronic encephalitis: oculogyric crises (may be part of HF0403), ca. 1950s
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 10 min. Black and white. Silent.]

This silent film shows chronic encephalitis patients suffering from oculogyric crises, involuntary upward deviations of the eyes.

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Community mental health, 1960
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 32 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced and Distributed by the Mental Health Film Board and the International Film Bureau. Written and produced by Irving Jacoby. Directed by Irving Lerner.

The film demonstrates how one community, through the cooperation of both lay and professional citizens, surveyed mental health needs and established a health center to treat mental disease and emotional disorders. It shows examples of the kind of preventive services a mental health center might provide.

2
Cry for help (HF3077), 1962
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 29 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by the Louisiana Association for Mental Health. A George C. Stoney Associates production.

Depicts several situations in which police must contend with suicides or suicide attempts. The situations include those who attempt suicide while in jail, a young man in college who uses a rifle, a young woman living at home using pills, a middle-aged man who contemplates using a handgun when he finds out he has a severe health problem, and another woman who slashes her wrists.

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Development, 1971
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 32 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by CRM Educational Films. A Psychology Today film. Produced by Bruce Hart.

The films covers human psychological development from birth through adolescence. It includes interviews of and experiments by Drs. Jerome Kagan, Sylvia Bell, Mary Ainsworth, Patricia Greenfield, and others.

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Dubowitz newborn assessment of gestational age (HF9279), 1975
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 44 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Health Sciences Communications Center. Case Western Reserve University.

This film presents a method for assessing a newborn's gestational age via a scoring system based on findings upon physical and neurological examination. Ten neurological signs and ten physical signs are scored according to clearly delineated criteria. The combined total score is used to determine gestational age by relating this score to birth weight.

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Eye of the beholder, 1953
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 25 min. Black and white, sound.]

Distributed by Stuart Reynolds Productions. Beverly Hills, California. Directed by Felix Feist

In this episode of General Electric Theater, an Emmy-nominated show hosted by Ronald Reagan, the protagonist Mike's (Richard Conte) ambiguous actions, along with their potential for misunderstanding, are examined through the eyes of others.

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Heredity and pre-natal development (McGraw-Hill Child Development Series) (HF2254), 1950
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 20 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by McGraw-Hill Child Development Series

This film explains the role of chromosomes and genes in determining sex and transmitting potential physical and mental characteristics to offspring; describes fertilization of the ovum by the sperm cell; and traces development of the fetus until delivery. The film also stresses the close connection between physical and emotional sensitivity in very young children.

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Home care: an approach to the treatment of chronic disease, 1955
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 26 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by Information Productions, Inc. Presented by Benjamin Rosenthal Foundation, Inc.

This film depicts home care programs as an effective approach in the treatment of patients with chronic disease, and shows the effects of such care on patients with cancer, heart disease, asthma, arthritis, and other chronic conditions.

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How to observe nursing activities, Parts 1 and 2, 1959
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 26 min. Black and white, sound.]

Department of Health, Education and Welfare. Public Health Service Presents, A Division of Nursing Resources Production. Produced and narrated under the direction of Apollonia O. Adams. R.N.. M.A. Chief of Nursing Resources.

This film is a still image montage explaining how a student nurse can properly shadow and "keenly" observe a resident nurse's activities, record notes, and respond to the problems and situations that a student nurse/observer may encounter. It reviews important steps in patient observation by various nursing personnel, how to record observations accurately and concisely, and how to maintain a continuous record of close observation made every 15 minutes.

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How to save a choking victim: the Heimlich maneuver, 1975
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 11 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Oxford Films.

Dr. Henry J. Heimlich, a leading specialist in esophagus surgery, teaches a simple first-aid procedure that he has devised and which has proven successful in saving the lives of choking victims.

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Idea with a future, 1962
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 30 min. Color, sound.]

From the film library of ANA-NLN film service. Produced and Directed by John P. Hudak. Metrovision Inc. New York City.

This film outlines the process for training nurses at Rockland Community College. It discusses the relatively new program of the associate degree in the nursing field, which is conducted nationally in junior and community colleges.

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In time of need, 1974
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 20 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Vesting Nurse Service of New York. Directed by Ralph Weisinger.

This film shows the problems of administering home health care in New York City and includes a guest appearance by Kitty Carlisle.

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Interview with Dr. Carl Rogers, Part 1, 1970
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 50 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by KUHT Film Productions. University of Houston.

A notable contributor to the psychology of personality and a psychologist and educator, Carl Rogers discusses motivation, perception, learning the self, client-centered therapy, and the encounter group movement.

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Interview with Dr. Carl Rogers, Part 2, 1970
[17 mm answer print. Runtime: 50 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by KUHT Film Productions. University of Houston.

A notable contributor to the psychology of personality and a psychologist and educator, Carl Rogers discusses motivation, perception, learning the self, client-centered therapy, and the encounter group movement.

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Interview with Dr. E. R. Hilgard: Part 1, 1968
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 22 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by KUHT Film Production. University of Houston

Dr. Ernest R. Hilgard, Professor of Psychology and Education, Stanford University is interviewed by Dr Richard I. Evans, Professor of Psychology, University of Houston. In Part 1 Hilgard discusses his views on contemporary learning theory, humanistic psychology, and the present status of psychoanalysis.

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Interview with Professor Erikson, Part 1 (Notable contributors to the psychology of personality series), 1964
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 50 min. Black and white. sound.]

Produced by KUHT Film Productions. University of Houston

This film presents an 1964 interview of Erik Erikson by Richard I. Evans. In Part 1 the focus is on Erikson's background and his theory of psycho-social development in eight stages.

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Interview with Professor Erikson, Part 2 (Notable contributors to the psychology of personality series), 1964
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 50 min. Black and white. sound.]

Produced by KUHT Film Productions. University of Houston

This film presents an 1964 interview of Erik Erikson by Richard I. Evans. In Part 2, Erikson discusses the bases of theory and how it can be used, addressing topics including libido theory, ego-identity, identity crisis (positive and negative identity), existentialism, cross-cultural research fixation, and the value of psychotherapy.

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Journey in health: the continuous health supervision of children (HF2250), 1960
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 22 min. Color, sound.]

Presented by the Smart Family Foundation, in cooperation with the American Medical Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics.

This film stresses the importance of preventive medicine for children through regular and continued health supervision by a physician.

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Journey into self, 1968
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 45 min. Black and white, sound.]

Published by the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute. Produced and Directed by Bill McGaw.

Two psychologists, Drs. Carl Rogers and Richard Farson, work with an intensive basic encounter group composed of eight previously unacquainted persons from various geographical areas of the United States. The first session of this group is highlighted. The group discusses ways to relate to one another and explores what it is like to be oneself. This is a look at the interaction in an unstructured encounter group, which provides a climate of maximum freedom for personal expression, exploration of feelings, and interpersonal communications.

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Karl Menninger on psychiatry, 1972
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 20 min. Color, sound.]

Made by John Wiley and Sons, Inc.

Dr. Karl Menninger, discusses psychiatry from pre-Columbian times to the present, the manifold methods of treatment, bad, mediocre, and good, of the mentally ill throughout history. This film is intended for high school and college students of general, clinical and abnormal psychology, and psychiatry.

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Language in action, program 11: Words that don't inform, 1960
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 30 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by KQED for the educational television and radio center. Filmed by W.A. Palmer Films. Inc.

This film discusses the use of pre-symbolic language in furthering communication. It also defines and illustrates the function of social language, and shows how social conversation enlarges the possibility of friendship and communication. it features Dr. S.I. Hayakawa of San Francisco State College.

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Language in action, program 7 : The task of the listener, 1959
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 30 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by KQED for the educational television and radio center. Filmed by W.A. Palmer Films. Inc.

This film discusses the relationship between personality and communication and explains human behavior in terms of the self-concept. It defines self and shows how it differs from the self-concept, and illustrates the way in which the self-concept controls acceptance or rejection of a message. Finally, it stresses the importance of non-evaluative listening to complement speaking, creating a critical "two way process." It features Dr. S.I. Hayakawa of San Francisco State College.

5
Let's eat food, 1977
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 35 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Capital Cities Television Productions. Published through McGraw-Hill Films.

This film examines the relationship between health and diet; it focuses on specific topics such as coronary heart disease, nutritional deprivation, iron deficiencies, and the relationship of sugar to health.

5
Like other people (HF5759), 1972
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 40 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Kestral Films.

This film shows and discusses the feelings and attitudes of a group of physically handicapped people in an English institution for the disabled. It emphasizes the fact that physically handicapped people have the same feelings and needs as normal people and focuses on the love of a young man and woman who have cerebral palsy. Their struggles to obtain freedom and privacy are documented.

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Lonely night, Parts 1 and 2, 1960
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 60 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by the Mental Health Film Board, an Affiliated Film Production.

This film compares a normal family life with the troubled childhood and adult relationships of a young lady at the point of attempting suicide, and shows how psychiatry can help in extreme cases of depression.

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Man to man (HF1414), 1954
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 30 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by the Mental Health Film Board and Affiliated Film Producers

Warm sympathy and human understanding are powerful instruments in helping mental health patientsthis is the key message of this film. The film is focused primarily on the relationship between two people: an elderly man who cannot feed himself and will not respond when approached, and a psychiatric aide (attendant) who refused to be discouraged even though the patient seems hopeless. Genuine suspense is achieved as the aide, with infinite patience and honest compassion, wins the confidence of the patient. The team approach of the hospital staff and glimpses of ward life and hospital routine are shown. The importance of the aide in hospital treatment is emphasized. The film was shot at Fairfield State Hospital, Newton, Connecticut.

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Maslow and self-actualization: Part I (Honesty, Awareness) and Part II (Freedom), 1977
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 60 min total. Color, sound.]

A presentation of Psychological Films. Santa Ana, California.

Abraham Maslow discusses the dimensions of self-actualization and elaborates on research and theory related to honesty, awareness, freedom and truth.

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Michael, a gay son, 1980
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 25 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Bruce Glawson Productions. Written and directed by Bruce Glawson.

Michael, a young homosexual, has decided to reveal his homosexuality to his family. To prepare himself, he participates in a gay and lesbian support group that discusses how to deal with the negative responses that often result and the difficulty of gaining acceptance, even from people to whom one has always been close. He then attends a counselling session with his parents, his brother and sister, during which he hopes to be able to discuss their inability to accept him. The experience is a disappointment, with only his sister supporting his decision to come out, and leaving him with feelings of anger and rejection. Awards: American Film Festival, New York.

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Mother may I? (school version), 1981
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 25 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Shared Futures Films, directed by Linda Feferman, written by Linda Feferman and Gwenda Blair.

This film deals with sexuality and teenage pregnancy as seen through the eyes of an eleven-year-old girl and her sixteen-year-old sister, who thinks she is pregnant. The film shows how they learn how to communicate about sexuality and how to act responsibly on sexual issues.

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Nan's class, 1977
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 40 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by the American Society for Psychoprophylaxis in Obstetrics, Inc. and Durrin Films, Inc. Washington. Produced and written by Ginny Durrin and directed by Kip Durrin

This film provides information about the Lamaze childbirth method.

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OMNI OB/GYN modular nursing instruction: breast examination procedures (1) and OMNI: breast self-examination (2), 1975
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 8 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Department of Educational Services. Ortho Pharmaceutical Corporation. Raritan, New Jersey

The outline of the film is as follows: submodule 1: Anatomy and physiology of the breast, Submodule 2: Examination procedures, Submodule 3: Breast examination findings: description and classification. "OMNI (Ob/gyn modular nursing instruction) developed by the University of Southern California, School of Medicine, Dept. of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Division of Research in Medical Education."

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On becoming a nurse psychotherapist, 1969
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 42 min. Color, sound. ]

Produced by University of California, Berkeley, School of Nursing, Extension Media Center. Produced and directed by Richard A. Beindorf.

This film presents a dramatized case study of the experiences of a young nursing student. With some previous introductory psychiatric nursing knowledge and training, she learns to assume the role of a nurse psychotherapist. The film focuses on the therapeutic tools developed by the nurse, showing her failures of intervention as well as her successes, her growing understanding of the reasons for success or failure, and her gradual awareness of self.

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Pathologic laughing and crying: St. Elizabeths Hospital, 1930
[16 mm dup neg? Runtime: 5 min. Black and white. Silent.]

Produced at the Photo Lab at St. Elizabeths Hospital

This silent film shows footage of patients exhibiting pathologic laughing and crying at St. Elizabeths Hospital in Washington, DC.

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Portrait of a nurse (HF2677), 1976
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 28 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Butler Freedman Films, Cambridge, Mass.

A nurse practitioner describes her practice and her partnership with a physician. Attitudes towards nurse practitioners and the limits of their roles are described.

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Principles of development (McGraw-Hill Child Development Series), 1950
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 17 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by Crawley Films Limited. Ottawa, Canada for McGraw-Hill Text-Films. The McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.

This film outlines the fundamentals and basic principles of development, and considers the variables which make each child different from every other one.

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Psychiatric nursing: the nurse-patient relationship, 1958
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 34 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by The American Nurses' Association and National League for Nursing. Ann and Ralph Schoolman, Dynamic Films Production.

The film discusses principles in psychiatric nursing, emphasizing the importance of the therapeutic nurse-patient relationship in the care and treatment of the mentally ill. It describes the importance of the nurse's acceptance of patient behavior, and explains that the nurse, as a person, can help a mentally ill patient bridge the gap from her own world to reality.

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Psychotherapy (HF2427), 1978
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 26 min. Color, sound. ]

Produced by Eclipse Films for Davidson Films. Distributed by CRM McGraw-Hill Films.

This film provides an overview of the basic process of psychotherapy and of the major elements common to all psycho-therapeutic techniques. Through a series of three case vignettes, it examines three central themes: providing a safe relationship, working through ideas and feelings, and developing new cognitive and behavioral patterns for self-evaluation and interpersonal relationships.

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Rose by any other name, 1976
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 15 min. Color, sound.]

By Judith Keller, produced by the Adelphi University Center on Aging, Garden City, NY.

This film centers on Rose, a 79-year-old female resident of a nursing home, who is found in the bed of a male resident. It shows how their warm, intimate, and fulfilling relationship and Rose's personal wishes are threatened by the nursing home's administration and her family.

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Second chance, 1960
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 28 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by the American Heart Association

This films deals with the physical and emotional problems encountered in caring for a stroke patient at home, emphasizing the importance of beginning rehabilitation efforts promptly. It presents the case history of a 63-year-old fireman, to show that his successful rehabilitation depended on the family physician's close supervision, prompt beginning of rehabilitation exercises, and faithful following of the program by the patient, his family, and the public health nurse.

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Sex and the professional (HF6656), 1975
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 25 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Herman J. Engel and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine.

This program establishes the concept that a health professional should be conscious of his own sexuality and how he handles his problems before he adequately and nonemotionally counsels his patients in their sexual problems. The program also points out that the medical students' sexual problems, hang-ups and fears are natural during his educational experience and as long as he realizes this, he can still be an effective counselor. This program presents an orderly progression of the medical student as a sexual being. The medical student learns about the physiology of sexuality; the health professional must realize that patients may have sexual problems; the patient in the hospital is still a sexual being; the health professional may fall into the trap of relating his own sexual mores to that of the patient. To be effective, the health professional must realize that everyone is a sexual being and must be tolerant of his own and his patients' attitudes.

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Social development (McGraw-Hill Child Development Series), 1950
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 20 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by Crawley Films Limited. Ottawa, Canada for McGraw-Hill Text-Films. The McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc.

This film presents an analysis of social behavior at different age levels and the reasons underlying the changes in behavior patterns as the child develops. It emphasizes that while the child must solve their problems at each stage of growth and development, guidance from understanding adults can make the solution easier.

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Special universe of Walter Krolik (HF8093), 1967
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 25 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Vision Associates, Inc. for National Tuberculosis Association and Nursing Advisory Service, ANA-NLN.

A tuberculosis patient experiences a wide range of medical and social services during his diagnosis and subsequent treatment in a hospital. A lack of consideration of individual differences among patients, particularly a lack of understanding of Walter Krolik's special universe, compromises the TB treatment program.

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Stop danger!, 1967
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 15 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Irving Gitlin Productions, Inc.. Written by Robert P. Goldman. Presented by Easter Seal Society

This film outlines the numerous ways children can get hurt by typical household items and situations. It demonstrates many dangerous situations, such as leaving a child unattended in a bathtub or playing catch in a street, and while using readily available items and tools, like matches, scissors, or power tools. Attentive and active parenting is key to instill this sense of caution in children through instruction and discipline, and "prevent what all too often cannot be undone."

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To die today: Dr. Elisabeth Kubler-Ross on dying (HF5498), 1972
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 53 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.

Dr. Elizabeth Kubler-Ross discusses her research on the stages of acceptance that dying patients often go through and how health care professionals can support them.

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University of Minnesota (Heart Disease Research): The search, 1955
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 27 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by Irving Gitlin, Roy Lockwood, and Robert Milford with CBS Television. Directed by Julian Roffman. Distributed by Young America Films.

The film explains the endless hunt by a team of scientists for ways to curb cardiovascular disorders, which kill nearly a million adult Americans annually. The film shows experiments conducted on 500 normal, healthy men from the Minneapolis- St. Paul area. The men are subject to a variety of tests such as running on a treadmill, blood tests, X-rays, and a personality inventory, all in attempt to explain why heart disease claims so many lives. Peabody Award winner for research.

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Who should survive?, 1971
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 26 min. Color, sound.]

Presented by Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation. Produced and Directed by Werner Schumann for Guggenheim Productions, Inc. Washington, D.C.

This film focuses on ethical questions which arise from the increasing effectiveness of modern medicine. It describes the case of a child with Down syndrome, who was born with an intestinal abnormality. Modern medicine could correct the fatal condition, but the parents refused permission for surgery because they did not want the mentally retarded child to live.

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Working and playing to health (as we see it) (HF1888), 1953
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 35 min. Black and white, sound.]

Produced by Affiliated Film Producers and The Mental Health Film Board. Released by International Film Bureau. Directed by Willard Van Dyke.

The film is set in a state mental institution in central Illinois and presents information and reenactments focusing on the delivery of occupational, recreational, and industrial therapies to help patients. The message: while doctors and nurses are necessary, other kinds of non-medical intervention are also needed for those suffering from mental illness. Therapists and staff are shown working with patients and discussing effective approaches with one another. Music therapy, patients learning job skills, and bouncing balls to one another are some of the activities demonstrated. Respect and understanding of patients are emphasized as well.

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Z-The supervisory grid (Out of Scope for NLM), 1977
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 25 min. Color, sound.]

Produced and published by BNA Communications.

This film uses individual vignettes showing effective and ineffective styles of supervision in order to help first and second line supervisors gain a better understanding of the leadership process, become aware of their personal leadership styles, and achieve personal growth through self-development.

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Z-Two-person communication (2 Parts) (Out of Scope for NLM), 1976
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 30 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by BNA Communications, Inc. a subsidiary of the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc.

The film discusses communication as a basic process of organizational management. It uses dramatic vignettes to demonstrate several types of two-person interviewing. The contents include: No. 1 Gathering good information. -- No. 2 Seeking understanding and acceptance. -- No. 3 Building a working team. -- No. 4 Maintaining the organization. -- No. 5 Helping people develop.

 
Z-NOT LOCATED: Film on Health Fair, 1974
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Z-NOT LOCATED: New pulse of life (HF4996 and 1577), 1977
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 30 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by Pyramid Films

This program reviews the standards for cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) and for emergency cardiac care. CPR technique is demonstrated in a clear, concise format. The medium is well-used, the format is logical and effective, the production is of excellent quality. The technical clarity and judicial use of melodrama contribute to the instructional impact. This material is designed for use in basic life support training sessions and is highly recommended for students, health professionals, and the general public.

 
Z-NOT LOCATED: Pain and its alleviation (HF4194), 1972
[16 mm answer print. Runtime: 25 min. Color, sound.]

Produced by the University of Wisconsin-Extension, Department of Nursing.

This program discusses theories of pain, assessing the patient in pain, nursing interventions for pain, pharmacological approaches and non-pharmacological approaches. Nursing intervention in the alleviation of pain is particularly emphasized.