Mental Disorder Documentaries
The opinions about TempleOS vary depending on who is consulted. Some think it’s the product of a deranged mind, while others believe it’s the work of a misunderstood genius.
This award winning film explores a topic that has awakened a lot of controversy in the last few years. The film stars a young man who is passionately interested in exploring the neurological differences between himself and his brother who was born just 11 months after him.
The Darker Side of America’s Mental Health
People who are struggling with depression are usually willing to do whatever it takes to find some relief. Many people believe that pharmaceutical companies prey on this to be able to sell more medicine and hence make more money.
What can happen when three young men decide to stop seeing their condition as a limitation and instead see it as a gift?
Every veteran faces the risk of having to live with trauma for the rest of his or her life. Suicidal thoughts, anger, and fantasizing about killing are just a few of the dangers that often accompany post-traumatic stress.
Police received a call one night indicating that a woman was being stabbed in front of a WalMart. The victim was a 22-year-old woman who was getting married within a short period of time.
This film presents the painful reality of those who have to struggle with mental disease every day. Most of the times medications have little to no effect and the patients are left hanging on to sanity by the fingernails.
A tragedy is sweeping over Japan at a steady pace. Hundreds of thousands of young men are turning their backs entirely on society and real life.
Brockville Mental Health Centre is a forensic psychiatric hospital where people who have committed violent crimes are sent to receive treatment for their mental illness.
Being the parent of a disabled child can be an uphill battle. As the child grows you are well aware that they don’t posses the skills they need to be able to survive on their own.
Rosa Monckton has a fourteen-year old daughter with Down syndrome. She has campaigned for over a decade for the rights of disabled children and their families.
A Documentary Film About a Misunderstood Syndrome
This film was produced in order to help people to get a better understanding of what it is like for a person to have to live with Tourette syndrome.
This feature documentary explores the daily struggles faced by individuals living with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). The general population still grossly misunderstands this anxiety disorder.
There’s an enemy at work in Japan. Around 300,000 people made the decision to end their lives through suicide in the last ten years.
This documentary looks at children who have lost their parents to suicide at a young age. When your father or mother – the people who teach you about the world – take their own life, what is that teaching you?
This documentary tells the story of a six year old girl, Beth Thomas, labeled as “The Child Of Rage,” tells her story of healing from Reactive Attachment Disorder as a result of being sexually abused.
Documentary revisiting John Davidson, who featured in a BBC film about Tourettes syndrome in 1989 (John’s Not Mad), and 15-year-old Greg Storey, who the cameras met when they revisited John in 2002.
Stephen Fry explores the world of manic depression, a mental illness which affects up to 4 million people in the UK, including himself.
A is for Autism takes a warm look at the world of autistic youngsters and adults, using their drawings, live footage and commentary in a fashion that enthralls as well as educates.
Dr. Temple Grandin has a unique ability to understand the animal mind – and she’s convinced her skill is down to her autistic brain.
This documentary explores the strange and surprising story of MPD through the lives of the patients themselves, and through the key psychiatrists in the field.