Pain (TEFC)

United States, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “Coping with Serious Illness”.
Meryl Streep hosts this film discussing with experts in the field of managing pain. Joan Robinson suffers from cancer. She has lived with unremitting chronic pain for months and years along with her husband Eric which clouded their work and personal lives. Joan and her doctors explored many kinds of medication with mixed results - sometimes they would work, others not so.

Credits

producer/director

David A. Tapper

production company

Time-Life Films

Duration

00:25:52:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1980

Appears in

Coping with Serious Illness

Group of items

Coping with Serious Illness

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014479

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - United States

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Cancer - Psychological aspects

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Chronic diseases

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Health education

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Medical care

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Pain

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Patient care

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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