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Title Addiction : a 14-part series / HBO Documentary Films in association with the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation ; The National Institute on Drug Abuse and The National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism ; produced by John Hoffman, Susan Froemke ; directors, Jon Alpert .. [and others]..

Publication Info. [New York?] : Home Box Office : HBO Video, [2007]


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 New Britain, Main Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 616.86 AD23  DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Newington, Lucy Robbins Welles Library - Adult Department  DVD 616.86 ADDICTION DISC 1-4    Check Shelf
 South Windsor Public Library - Audio-Visual Materials  DVD 616.86 ADDICTION  DISC 3-4    Check Shelf
Description 4 videodiscs (388 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in. + program guide (12 pages)
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; 2.0 stereo.
Credits Editor, Paula Heredia.
Performer Various participants.
Event Originally broadcast on HBO in March, 2007.
Note Issued in two cases with two DVDs in each case.
Program guide includes summary points, questions for care providers, online resources and other key information.
Audience Rating: TV14.
Summary Strives to break through the myths and explain what addiction really is, what causes it, and how to get the best available treatments.
Note Includes the original Addiction program as well as the supplementary series with over 5 hours of additional material.
Contents Disc 1. Saturday night in a Dallas ER / directed by Jon Alpert -- A mother's desperation / directed by Susan Froemke, Albert Maysles -- The science of relapse / directed by Eugene Jarecki, Susan Froemke -- The adolescent addict / directed by Kate Davis, David Heilbroner -- Brain imaging : Brookhaven National Laboratory / directed by Liz Garbus ; produced by Rory Kennedy -- Opiate addiction : a new medication / directed by Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker -- Topiramate : a clinical trial for alcoholism / directed by Alan Raymond ; produced by Susan Raymond -- Steamfitters Local Union 638 / directed by Barbara Kopple -- Insurance woes / directed by Susan Froemke.
Disc 2. The supplementary series. What is addiction? / directed and produced by Liz Garbus ; produced by Rory Kennedy -- 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 / directed by Kate Davis, David Heilbroner.
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 / directed by Jessica Yu -- Treating stimulant addiction : the CBT approach / directed by Ellen Goosenberg Kent -- Opiate addiction : understanding replacement therapy / directed by Chris Hegedus, D.A. Pennebaker -- South Boston drug court / directed by Joe Berlinger, Bruce Sinofsky -- A mother's desperation / directed by Susan Froemke, Albert Maysles.
Language English or Spanish dialogue; closed-captioned.
Note GMD: videorecording.
Subject Drug addiction.
Substance abuse -- Treatment.
Substance-Related Disorders.
Drug abuse.
Drug abuse -- Treatment.
Genre/Form Television programs.
Documentary television programs.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hoffman, John, 1959-
Froemke, Susan.
Alpert, Jon.
HBO Documentary Films.
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
National Institute on Drug Abuse.
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (U.S.)
HBO Video (Firm)
Added Title Addiction, the supplementary series.
ISBN 0783151624
Standard No. 026359403224
Music No. 94032 Home Box Office
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