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Dr Wayne Dyer gives us a lesson in enlightenment in one of the most inspirational films ever made. This film raises awareness about the importance of positive thinking and how it can influence our lives in better ways. In it's subtle teachings, it shows the ways in which you can be happier and more...

Of Two Minds

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Of Two Minds is an intimate look into what it is like to live with bipolar disorder, through three unique cases we learn of the struggles and successes faced on a daily basis and how these people have managed to cope with such extreme emotions.Using a combination of intimate verité and revealing int...
It happens in every war, prisoners are taken, spies and informant are rounded up, pilots are shot down and captured and many of them will be asked to answer questions, questions that they would rather not answer.The treatment of suspects in the War on Terror held at Guantanamo Bay sparked a firestor...
The Man Who Loved The Number 12 is a film that explores excessive behaviour which is so extreme it can tear families apart. It is a portrait of a husband and father who has been decimated by obsessive compulsive disorder and a family who are learning how to cope with his crippling mental illness.Thi...
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Could the most effective method of crime prevention be a brain scan? This suggestion, the result of recent ground-breaking research, is investigated in the two films that comprise A Mind To Crime. The Dangerous Few examines the surprising claim from the USA that it is possible to identify children a...
Fascinating documentary about the science and psychology of placebos, featuring members of the the Harvard Placebo Study Group, "Placebo: Cracking the Code" examines the power of belief in alleviating pain, curing disease, and the healing of injuries. The placebo effect is a pervasive, albeit misund...
Terence McKenna’s True Hallucinations is an experimental documentary by Peter Bergmann which has managed to perfectly stitch together much of McKenna’s interviews and recordings from hundreds of different sources to tell the tale of Terence McKenna’s adventure into the Amazon basin...
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A short documentary with the idea that people will realise how damaging loneliness really is. In the summer of 2012 we found a village in Romania, a beautiful place, which at this moment is populated by only one souL. An old lady who refused to leave her home behind and go with the rest of the villa...
The Human Mind - Making friends. Why is a party one of the most demanding and complex situations the human mind has to deal with? Making Friends investigates the extraordinary way our mind works that allows us to communicate with other people. Professor Winston discovers how our mind recognises othe...
Interesting documentary which examines the myth and reality behind some of the most famous cases of feral children, who have been discovered around the World. There’s some fascinating footage of kids who have allegedly been brought up by all sorts of animals, and we also hear about some of our...
It is a feeling we all know - the moment when a light goes on in your head. In a sudden flash of inspiration, a new idea is born. Today, scientists are using some unusual techniques to try to work out how these moments of creativity - whether big, small or life-changing - come about. They have devis...
The Angry Boy - Tommy comes to understand the anger that made him to steal money from his teacher. He is helped by Dr. Marshall, a psychiatrist at the Child Guidance Clinic, and how his mother's conversations with Miss Clark, a psychiatric social worker, help her to come to terms with her feelings t...
When you think of anorexia and bulimia you generally think teenage girls, but these dangerous eating disorders are now on the increase among older women.This film goes into the seemingly perfect world of four housewives who are struggling with the fallout from their eating disorders. They may seem t...
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In 2008, BBC cameras filmed two Swedish sisters throwing themselves into traffic on the M6. When it was shown on BBC One, nearly 7 million viewers were glued to their screens, and millions more watched it later on YouTube.The footage was shocking. One previewer wrote “On no account miss this documen...
Helen has Dissociative Identity Disorder, a rare condition more commonly known as Multiple Personality Disorder. This causes her to have seven alter egos or alter personalities’Alex, A five year old boy who loves shooting toy guns.William, A six year old boy who loves the Mr. Men.Adam, A lovab...
Cameron Thompson is only 13 and he has been a maths genius for as long as he can remember. At aged 10 he sat an online maths test getting every question right, at age 11 he managed to rattle through two GCSE exams in maths and additional maths getting top marks and that same year he passed his A lev...
These days it would appear that narcissists or narcissistic tendencies are becoming more and more common place in society as we know it. A certain element of this has been attributed to the fact that many media outlets have diagnosed Donald Trump with Narcissistic Personality Disorder, a disorder wh...

Anima

Psychology • 561 views
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Anima from Dominoes Falling Productions, is a feature length documentary using a collaboration of various material.The film examines our relationships with ourselves, others and the environment around us.Other themes include our creativity and our power as individuals and as a collective to manifest...
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Queens of Heart brings to the screen the first psychological study of drag performance, set in the oldest surviving female impersonation club in the United States. Portland's Darcelle XV Showplace has become a rite of passage for young women throughout the Pacific Northwest celebrating their 'last n...
BBC Medical Documentary. Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is one of the most feared and misunderstood of all medical conditions. Despite over 200 scientific papers being published on this neurological condition every year, it remains stigmatised and controversial. Some doctors don't e...
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I Am Not Alone (1956). Soviet Psychological Torture Methods. After the Communist takeover of Poland following the end of World War II, a Polish nationalist is sent to a Soviet prison, where he is subjected to brutal psychological torture. This film documents the personal experiences of a former Mosc...
Clive was once a famous conductor in the 1980's he was struck down with a virus that decimated his brain and left him unable to remember anything for longer than 7 or so seconds. At the time nobody knew that he would become the most severe case of amnesia ever recorded. Decades later he cannot hold...
Psychological War:Psychiatry of Death is a controversial documentary on the horrors of psychiatry, of punishing and persecuting of the innocent and promoting Fascism and racism.It was the foundation for the Holocaust, apartheid, for Jim Crow and for Communism. It has lead to many deaths.Some say thi...
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Dyslexia is a specific learning disability that is neurological in origin. Individuals with dyslexia have trouble with reading, writing, and spelling despite having at least an average intelligence. It is estimated that 15 to 20 percent of the population is dyslexic but most are never identified or...
John Davidson has a neurological condition known as Tourette Syndrome, its not known what triggers Tourettes but in it’s most severe form it causes violent body movements and outbursts of obscene language. In 1988 at the age of sixteen, John featured in a documentary at a time when Tourettes w...

Border

Psychology • 567 views
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This compassionate film on Borderline Personality Disorder and (and the hopeful possibility of RECOVERING from BPD) is the creative and passionate vision of producer/director Dr. Tamra Sattler. It features the following women who have all overcome and recovered from (or are in the process of recover...

Psychopath

Psychology • 567 views
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2000. The programme looks at the most recent research into the brains and behaviour of psychopaths and assesses the prospects for the treatment or containment of this antisocial group of people who create such a disproportionate amount of destruction. Psychopaths who have been convicted of appalling...

The Secret

Psychology • 588 views
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«The Secret has traveled through centuries ...to reach you»The Secret is a feature length movie presentation which reveals The Great Secret of the universe. It has been passed throughout the ages, traveling through centuries... This is The Secret to everything - the secret to unlimited j...
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We spend nearly half of our lives in state of consciousness that is still even to this day is poorly understood. There are no animals in the world that have evolved to not need sleep. Horizon uncovers the secret world of our dreams. In a series of cutting-edge experiments and personal stories, we go...
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Revealing and fascinating documentary on the roots of hypnosis and hypnotherapy, starting with Franz Anton Mesmer in the 18th century. Includes great illustrations and historic hypnosis photos. Produced by HMI's Accredited College of Hypnotherapy, this is a great free course that allows you to disco...
This extraordinary interview reveals the ordeal of Nat­­ascha Kampusch, imprisoned in a cellar for eight years by Wolfgang Priklopil.Although her story has since been pushed slightly down the league table of horror by the similar experiences of Elisabeth Fritzl and Jaycee Lee Dugard, Natascha – snat...
In this short 10 minute video, neuroscientist Vilayanur Ramachandran outlines the fascinating functions of mirror neurons. Only recently discovered, these neurons allow us to learn complex social behaviors, some of which formed the foundations of human civilization as we know it.
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During the course of a single year, at least one in five people suffer a mental illness or brain disorder. What's it like to lose control of your mind? How did they find help? Join friends and family of those who try to escape the fires of the mind. Film Duration: 50 min
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With the help of a hammer-wielding scientist, Jennifer Aniston and a general anaesthetic, Professor Marcus du Sautoy goes in search of answers to one of science's greatest mysteries: how do we know who we are? While the thoughts that make us feel as though we know ourselves are easy to experience, t...
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In the 1980s, Multiple Personality Disorder (MPD) suddenly became the talk of the town. Tens of thousands of Americans were diagnosed with an illness that was previously unheard of. A trigger for this sudden epidemic was the release of a film, “Sybil”. Telling the dramatic story of a wom...
This powerful documentary takes us on a journey of self-discovery. We learn just what humans are capable of through the study of our responses to commands and leadership. How is it that dictators are so easily able to manipulate the masses? Are humans pre-programmed to carry out any actions necessar...
We are bad at making decisions. According to science, our decisions are based on oversimplification, laziness and prejudice. And that's assuming that we haven't already been hijacked by our surroundings or led astray by our subconscious!Featuring exclusive footage of experiments that show how our ch...

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There are approximately 5.7 million people in the United States with bipolar disorder. In an attempt to eliminate the mystery and misinformation surrounding the illness, many throughout the country diagnosed with this condition were interviewed extensively. They diligently explain the struggle to ba...

Pyromania

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Pyromania follows those with an unhealthy fascination for fire.From children who play with fire to the story of John Orr, thought to be responsible for setting over 10,000 fires, to “Bob”, a serial arsonist serving three life sentences in a mental institution.This film journeys into the...
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 A documentary about the country's most famous psychiatric institution, Bellevue Hospital in New York City. The program focuses on the ER, where approximately 7000 patients are admitted each year. Patient profiles over the course of one year include: a former psychology student being treate...
To a great extent, advertising tells us who we are and who we should be. What does advertising tell us today about women? It tells us just as did it 10 and 20 and 30 years ago that what's most important about women is how we look. The first thing the advertisers do is surround us with the image of i...
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2002. This documentary reveals the diverse treatments and regimes favoured during the hospital"s past. It was even home to some of Britain's most notorious killers. With exclusive and unprecedented access to Broadmoor"s archives, this film unfolds the extraordinary history of the world&quo...
Batman Begins and The Dark Knight are both excellent sources of entertainment, but they also offer a complex and interesting dissection of a man who learned to use his own fear against criminals.Delve into the world of Batman and the vigilante justice that he brought to the city of Gotham. Batman is...
In 1971, psychologist Philip Zimbardo and his colleagues set out to create an experiment that looked at the impact of becoming a prisoner or prison guard. Zimbardo, a former classmate of Stanley Milgram (who is best-known for his famous obedience experiment, was interested in expanding upon Milgram'...
On 22 August 1965 Janet Reimer was granted her dearest wish: she gave birth to twins. The two boys, Brian and Bruce, were healthy babies, but they would lead tragic lives, blighted by one scientist's radical theory.When they were seven months old, the boys, who lived in Winnipeg, Canada, were sent t...
A Documentary, with dramatised elements, looking at the psychological profile of Adolf Hitler compiled by a team of Harvard psychologists in 1943. Interviewing former colleagues and the former family doctor who had fled to the USA and using Freudian techniques and theories of the day they came up wi...