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Bodywatch; Hyperactivity

02/17/1988


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Series
Bodywatch
Program
Hyperactivity
Program Number

307

Series Description

Series host: Dr. James H. "Red" Duke, Jr., Texas physician and professor of surgery. Health correspondent: Dr. Holly Atkinson, physician and medical journalist. Commentator: T George Harris, editor-in-chief, "American Health" magazine. Program format: Magazine-style; each program is focused on a single health theme and includes feature stories as well as a commentary. Series release date: 1986

Program Description

Hyperactivity is the most common psychiatric disorder of youth-- and the most misunderstood. BODYWATCH explores some of the myths surrounding this disorder and takes a close look at treatment, including the controversy surrounding the commonly used stimulant Ritalin.

Duration

00:34:00

Asset Type

Broadcast program

Media Type

Video

Genres
Magazine
Topics
Health
Citation
Chicago: “Bodywatch; Hyperactivity,” 02/17/1988, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 10, 2016, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E35E1945A70D4B6CBBE87C7C83C3F646.
MLA: “Bodywatch; Hyperactivity.” 02/17/1988. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 10, 2016. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E35E1945A70D4B6CBBE87C7C83C3F646>.
APA: Bodywatch; Hyperactivity. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_E35E1945A70D4B6CBBE87C7C83C3F646
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