What depresses me ...

United Kingdom, 1989

Film
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Episode number 2 of Series “Hidden depths”.
Psychotherapy, both in groups and singly, offers those suffering from depression a non-drug solution to their problems. In this program sufferers, psychologists and counsellors discuss the causes of depression (low self-esteem, childhood trauma from physical and sexual abuse, loneliness) and the value of psychotherapy and counselling. Professor David Smail outlines the three stages of therapy and stresses the importance of accurately assessing the limitations on resources for change available to each client and an awareness of the potential for client over-dependence on the comfort offered by the therapist.

Credits

producer/director

Nina Burr

production company

Thames Television

Duration

00:25:00:00

Production places
United Kingdom
Production dates
1989

Appears in

Hidden depths

Group of items

Hidden depths

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Collection metadata

ACMI Identifier

38744

Language

English

Subject categories

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

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

Short films

Short films → Short films - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Colour

Colour

Holdings

VHS; Access Print (Section 1)

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