News in Review - February 2008 The Hidden Wounds of War

Many Canadian soldiers have been killed and wounded in Afghanistan. Now some "healthy" soldiers are returning home to discover they too have been wounded, but didn’t even know it. In this News in Review story we’ll examine the devastating psychological impact of war on soldiers. We’ll also take a very personal look at the struggle of a Canadian soldier who ...
  • 2008
  • 00:14:28
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 02/15/2008

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News in Review - October 2013 The Killing of Sammy Yatim

Another police shooting in Toronto this past summer left 18-year-old Sammy Yatim dead on a city streetcar. His death became the rallying cry for people who say the police are too heavy handed.  The incident raises questions about how police forces deal with violent aggressors and whether or not more training is required to teach them how to deal with ...
  • 2013
  • 00:17:07
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 10/15/2013

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The Fifth Estate The Man Who Hears Voices

The federal government has made it a priority: to toughen laws that allow people who commit violent acts — even murder — to be found "not criminally responsible" due to mental illness. That’s what happened to Jeffrey Arenberg, who was deemed NCR after he killed a popular Ottawa sportscaster in 1995 in what he says was an attempt to stop ...
  • 2014
  • 00:43:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 05/12/2014

The Nature of Things The Sleep Famine

The Sleep Famine looks at a problem affecting nearly one third of the population – we are not getting enough rest. An alarming number of accidents and well known catastrophes have been attributed to lack of sleep – the Chernobyl nuclear accident, the Challenger disaster and the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Nowhere is sleep studied more rigorously than at NASA. ...
  • 2000
  • 00:52:31
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The National Under Pressure: Grads Face the Future

This special report from The National presents a snapshot of the pressures high school students face upon graduation. As they move into the great unknown of the outside world, they worry about their marks measuring up, paying for post-secondary education and being on their own. The first half of the report zeroes in on the difficult and grown-up choices three ...
  • 2011
  • 00:18:27
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

Refer-O-scope Voices (with English subtitles)

Sébastien hears voices that disrupt his workday.
  • 2013
  • 00:02:27
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 06/09/2015

The National Warriors Against Violence

Half of aboriginal men who abuse women were themselves abused. The National's Duncan McCue looks at a group that is helping men change abusive behaviour. The talking circle is the heart of Warriors Against Violence, a prevention program founded on the belief that the best way to end family violence in aboriginal communities is to help men heal.
  • 2015
  • 00:17:03
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 09/17/2015

We Are Canada We Are Canada, Episode 5

A rock musician uses music to battle youth suicide and inspire hope; a millennial is making democracy cool; and an ingenious program that inspires troubled teens to stay in school. In this episode: Robb Nash, Caro Loutfi and Gabriel Lopez.
  • 2017
  • 00:44:08
  • 13-14
  • Added on: 05/24/2017

The Fifth Estate When the Bough Breaks

Cameras were placed in the homes of three families who were seeking professional help for their young children. The Fifth Estate was also permitted to view therapy sessions where a room full of toys provided countless clues to the roots of each child's distress. The theories behind insecure attachment and relational inheritance are explained and practised, and the happy children ...
  • 1995
  • 01:14:33
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013

The Passionate Eye When the Devil Knocks (43-minute version)

An extraordinary documentary for Psychology courses, this is the intimate story of a woman suffering from Dissociative Identity Disorder. Until her mid-40s, Hilary Stanton lived with big gaps in her memory that she thought were normal. Then Hilary had a breakdown, started therapy, and gradually discovered that – during those gaps in memory that she thought were so normal – ...
  • 2010
  • 00:42:22
  • 15-17
  • Added on: 06/14/2013