Psychopathology

United States, 1989

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Episode number 21 of Series “Discovering psychology”.
It is estimated 1 in 5 Americans suffer from some form of mental disorder. What is mental illness? What causes it? In this video, Philip Zimbardo of Stanford University examines psychopathology, the study of mental disorders. Clinical psychologists discuss the various factors that can lead to mental and behavioural disorders, including schizophrenia, depression and phobias and then explain the need to classify mental illness to ensure appropriate treatment.

Credits

co-producer

David Espar

Tuggelin Yourgrau

production company

WGBH (Boston)

Duration

00:28:00:00

Production places
United States
Production dates
1989

Appears in

Discovering psychology

Group of items

Discovering psychology

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

37736

Language

English

Subject categories

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - United States

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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