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My depression : (the up and down and up of it) [electronic resource].

Wachtenheim, David, (film director,, screenwriter.). Marianetti, Robert, (film director,, screenwriter.). Swados, Elizabeth, (composer,, film director,, screenwriter.). Lichter, Roz, (film producer.). Hetzler, Josh, (film producer.). Weaver, Sigourney, 1949- (voice actor.). Buscemi, Steve, 1957- (voice actor.). Armisen, Fred, 1966- (voice actor.). Fogler, Dan, (voice actor.). Nelson, David (Composer), (composer.). Swados, Elizabeth. Motion picture adaptation of (work): My depression. (Added Author). hoopla digital. (Added Author).
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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (approximately 30 min.)) : sd., col.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Video Project, 2014.
  • Distributor: Made available through hoopla

Content descriptions

Restrictions on Access Note:
Digital content provided by hoopla.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Directed by Elizabeth Swados.
Participant or Performer Note:
With the voices of Sigourney Weaver, Steve Buscemi, Fred Armisen, Dan Fogler, Joanna Bober, Hallie Cooper Novack, Amanda Shechtman, Stephanie Hsu, Matthew Gehring ; vocals, Rachel Stern.
Summary, etc.:
Both heartfelt and entertaining, My Depression uniquely illuminates the symptoms, emotions and side effects of depression using animation, comedy and music. The film helps to make a difficult and sometimes taboo topic more understandable, both for those who may be suffering from depression as well as family and friends of people with the disorder. My Depression takes viewers through an individual's journey from the early symptoms through the darkest moments, and the search to try to find help and light at the end of the tunnel. While the film uses humor to make the subject more accessible and combat the stigma associated with depression, it is also serious in its intent to show how difficult it is to live in a constant state of psychic pain and diminished energy. Although there is no definitive cure for depression, as the film illustrates, there are a variety of ways to alleviate the pain, survive depression, and move towards a positive, fulfilling life.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Subject: Depression, Mental.
Swados, Elizabeth > Mental health.
Authors, American > 20th century > Biography.
Depressed persons > United States > Biography.
Depression, Mental > Treatment.
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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