The Spike

United Kingdom, 1980

Film
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Episode of Series “Horizon”.
Documentary which explains the disease of epilepsy and looks at research which is being done into its causes and how to treat it. Includes extensive interviews with epilepsy sufferers who describe their symptoms and their feelings about the disease and the social stigma attached to it. Presented and narrated by Dr Peter Fenwick.

Credits

production company

BBC-TV

producer

Martin Freeth

Duration

00:56:03:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1980

Appears in

Group of items

Horizon

Explore

Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

014913

Language

English

Subject categories

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Diseases - Causes and theories of causation

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Diseases - Research

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

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

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

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Epileptics - Care and treatment

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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