The Troubled mind

United Kingdom, 1954

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Through the eyes of a young nurse, dramatically introduced to a nursing vocation in mental hospitals, the film shows what life is like in a modern hospital dedicated to the treatment of the mentally sick.


production company

Anglo-Scottish Pictures



Production places
United Kingdom
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Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Career education

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Occupations

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Vocational guidance

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Career education

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Nursing - Study and teaching

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Vocational guidance

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Mental illness - Treatment

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Nursing - Great Britain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Psychiatric hospital care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Psychiatric nursing

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain




Black and White


16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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