Other Voices (1968)

Genres - Culture & Society  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Medicine, Psychology  |   Run Time - 103 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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This documentary was filmed at the Delaware Valley Mental Health Foundation and deals with the various problems of mental illness. A process called "reality confrontation" is used to try and reverse the psychotic episodes of four patients over a time span of a year-and-a-half. The patients actually live with the psychiatrist as they help pioneer new avenues of treatment for mental illness. This documentary was nominated for an Academy Award.

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mental-illness, mental-institution, mental-patient, psychiatrist