Trouble In Mind: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
Did you turn the lights on? Are you sure? So you want to check again? Kate Jackson looks at lives touched be Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, or OCD. Peter Keefe guides viewers through a dramatization of signs and symptoms of OCD, and Dr. Peggy Richter explains some of the brain functions and possible causes of the disorder. Dr. Edward Shorter takes viewers from earlier obsessive-compulsive behaviors in religious societies to more secular examples in our modern world. Lynn Clark, and OCD sufferer, shows how behavior therapy helped her after many distressing years of hiding her disorder from others.
VHS (50 minutes)