Rethinking psychiatry recently hosted a showing of the awardwinning film bipolarized. The film, bipolarized, reveals how society is labeling more and more people with mental illnesses and how, in tandem, doctors are prescribing more and. Select any poster below to play the movie, totally free. The film criticizes both the mainstream mental health.
The film bipolarized follows ross mckenzie as he embarks on a journey to treat his symptoms through alternative treatments and dig up the root cause of his mental breakdown. Bipolarized is about one mans personal journey to heal. Bipolarized and crimes against nature mad in america. Stigma, mental illness, genetic counseling, genetic. A collection of vintage films documenting mental health issues in america. Rita kotzias documentary offers a disturbing view on whether the use of psychotropic medication is creating more harm than good. Bipolarized is now available to purchase online and on dvd. My best friend and a boyfriend seemed perfectly normal and i had no idea they were bipolar until they went into mania and got. Awareness raising is absolutely crucial to reduce the stigma that surrounds it. He progressively reduced his use of the psychotropic drug lithium, at an experimental clinic in costa rica.
Ross ultimately decided to resolve his symptoms outside. Like many mental illnesses, bipolar has become a flippant byword to describe an. The effects of a documentary film on public stigma related to mental. This movie may have psychiatric side effects psychiatric. The film uses ross personal experiences to tell a larger story about medication. The central focus is the life experience of ross mckenzie, a canadian who was diagnosed as being bipolar in his early twenties and was. To ross, taking the drug daily felt like a chemical lobotomy, leaving him in a foggy. Rethinking mental illness follows ross mckenzie, recently diagnosed with. Rentals include 30 days to start watching this video and 48 hours to finish once started. Bipolarized follows ross troubled personal journey, while telling a larger story about mental illness and conventional drug treatments. Rethink mental illness offers practical help through its advice line which can be reached on 0300 5000 927 open monday to friday 10am4pm.
Rethink mental illness found that patients with serious mental illness. Bipolarized tv listings, tv schedule and episode guide. Healing from bipolar disorder one man rethinks his mental illness the film bipolarized follows ross mckenzie as he embarks on a journey to treat his symptoms through alternative treatments and dig up the root cause of his mental breakdown. Charities that support people with a psychotic illness which also includes bipolar disorder say. Get the film bipolarized rethinking mental illness. You could substitute ross mckenzie for mister jones, and you will get a sense of what the movie bipolarized. Bipolarized documentary, medicine ross mckenzie sets out to rethink mental illness and challenge conventions in this documentary, which follows his journey to find peace after being diagnosed with.
Rethinking psychiatry presents bipolarized rethinking mental illness a film by rita kotzia. The film questions whether many people are incorrectly diagnosed, and. On imdb tv, you can catch hollywood hits and popular tv series at no cost. Posted by ross mckenzie on aug 10, 2015 in 0 comments. Nia charpentier from rethink mental illness told the independent. Bipolar disorder, also known as bipolar affective disorder, affects 2 in 100 people. To ross, taking the drug daily felt like a chemical lobotomy, leaving him in a foggy, druginduced haze. What ensued was a selfexploration into alternative treatments to treat his condition and a journey delving into the root cause of his mental breakdown.734 176 291 969 958 1039 793 249 127 1421 652 1246 1253 738 1175 241 1404 1247 393 1301 1465 1400 951 1465 814 255 1154 360 315 376 1472 952 252