A 14-part Series
(DVD - 2007)
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Strives to break through the myths and explain what addiction really is, what causes it, and how to get the best available treatments.
Statement of Responsibility: HBO Documentary Films in association with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ; The National Institute on Drug Abuse ; The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcholism ; produced by John Hoffman, Susan Froemke ; directors, Jon Alpert ... [et al.]
Title: Addiction
a 14-part series
Publisher: [New York?] : Home Box Office, c2007
Characteristics: 4 videodiscs (388 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in. + program guide (12 p.)
Sold by: Home Box Office
Notes: Originally broadcast on HBO in March, 2007
Program guide includes summary points, questions for care providers, online resources and other key information
Special features: Addiction: the supplementary series; over 5 hours of additional material
Contents: Disc 1. Saturday night in a Dallas ER. A mother's desperation. The science of relapse. The adolescent addict. Brain imaging. Opiate addiction: a new medication. Topiramate: a clinical trial for alcoholism. Steamfitters Local Union 638. Insurance woes
Disc 2. The supplementary series. What is addiction? Understanding relapse. The search for treatment: a challenging journey. The adolescent addict: multi-systemic therapy: a new outpatient approach. Phoenix academy: a profile of residential treatment
Disc 3. The supplementary series. An interview with Nora Volkow, M.D. An interview with Mark Willenbring, M.D. An interview with Michael Dennis, Ph.D. An interview with Kathleen Brady, M.D., Ph.D.
Disc 4. The supplementary series. Getting an addict into treatment: the CRAFT approach. Treating stimulant addiction: the CBT approach. Opiate addiction: understanding replacement therapy. South Boston drug court. A mother's desperation
Credits: Editor, Paula Heredia.
Summary: Strives to break through the myths and explain what addiction really is, what causes it, and how to get the best available treatments.
Audience: Rating TV14
System Details: DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; 2.0 stereo
Other Language: English or Spanish dialogue; closed-captioned
Subject Headings: Drug addiction Alcoholism Substance abuse Treatment Films for the hearing impaired Documentary television programs
Genre/Form: Television programs
Documentary television programs
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Topical Term: Drug addiction
Substance abuse
Films for the hearing impaired
Documentary television programs
Additional Contributors: Alpert, Jon
Publisher No: 94032
ISBN: 0783151624
Branch Call Number: DVD 616.86 A
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