Trouble in Mind (1999)

Genres - Health & Fitness  |   Sub-Genres - Illnesses & Disabilities, Psychology  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |   Countries - Canada   |  
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This volume of the series entitled Trouble in Mind looks at the increasing problem of Alzheimer's disease in modern society. Jaclyn Smith hosts this series, which looks at a number of the mental disorders afflicting people today. Dementia is an increasing problem, filling many hospital beds and nursing homes. The film looks at the latest research on the causes of the disorder, which is characterized by memory loss, lack of clarity, and disorientation, culminating in a loss of contact with reality. Some innovative treatments are discussed to treat this frightening and overwhelming disease of the mind.

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Alzheimer's-Disease, disorder, mental-illness, psychiatry