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The Lives I Lead: My Multiple Personalities

Dissociative Identity Disorder or Multiple Personality Disorder as it is more commonly known as is a mental condition characterised by at least two distinct and relatively enduring personality states. This film shares Jessica's story with us, she suffers fromDissociative Identity Disorder and happens to have 6 alternate identities. They consist of a Hollywood actor; a doctor; a hairdresser; a 1

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Organic food: Hype or Hope?

In society today there is a growing demand for organic food, but with this demand comes risk, do we as consumers always get what it says on the label? Of course anyone who opts for organic food clearly wants to lead a healthier life, but is organic food actually better for you when conventional farming is taking place all around it? How can this quality be verified? One analogy is put forward b

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Schizophrenia: Stolen Minds, Stolen Lives

This is the story of a nightmare, a demon that strikes healthy teenagers and young adults, it robs them of past, present, future and even life itself. Schizophrenia is considered to be one of the most complicated and fascinated mental health disorders that people can get, primarily because it is so complex and has such a wide range of symptoms. People who have Schizophrenia tend to hear voices, fe

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Suicide

Suicide

Released in 2001, Suicide is a film directed by Eames Yates and explores the suicide of his own brother which occurred two years prior to this films release. Eames' brother Teddy was 40 when he shot himself whilst at home, this action sent Eames on a heart-rending journey into the depths of his brothers mindset leading up to his suicide. The film addresses some fundamental questions surrounding

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Becoming Immortal

When we are born we already know one thing, we have too little time, much too little time. In the blink of an eye or the shedding of a tear we become old. We are all born to die, but there is hope because isn't ageing merely an illness? One that will sooner or later catch up with each an every single one of us, but what if there was a cure that could cure our immortality? In this film we explor

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The Things I See: Living with Psychosis

A short film by the BBC which sees three people sit down and tell their stories of living with mental health conditions and how they individually manage and deal with delusions which vary from the bizarre and peculiar, to the sinister and terrifying. Blogger Sophie Eliza began hearing voices at the start of her psychosis and gradually became convinced that a group of people were out to get her. K

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I’m A Teenage Grandmother

Zara Hartshorn from Rotherham, England is only 16 but she has a rare genetic disorder which she has inherited from her mother, a medical condition which makes her old before her time. Her skin is extremely loose and wrinkly which has left her looking as though she is in her 40's. The bullying that Zara has been faced with due to her appearance has shredded her confidence and because of this she

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Inside Britain’s Fattest Man

At the dawn of the 21st century there is one last unexplored territory on Earth, it's a place of awesome spectacle, unseen horrors and terrifying life and death battles between man and nature, where is this place you ask? It's inside Barry Austin, Britain's fattest man. No one in Britain eats and drinks like him and in this film we see TV personality Richard Hammond explore the inside of Barry'

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The Dome

The Dome

Halfway between Austrailia and Hawaii in the middle of a seemingly endless pacific ocean we find a chain of islands that together form the nation of the Marshall Islands. Spread over 2 million square kilometres in the central pacific lie the Marshall Islands, a scattering of more than 1,000 islands and islets and few people have heard of Enewetak but it is the ground zero of US nuclear testing in

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