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A debate between Albert Ellis, PhD and Thomas Szasz, MD [videorecording] : mental illness, fact or myth?

Publication:
[Baldwin, NY] : William E. Simon, c1977.
Format/Description:
Video
1 videodisc (90 min.) : sd., b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
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Other Title:
Mental illness : fact or myth? [videorecording]
Title on label: Ellis/Szasz debate : mental illness : fact or myth? [videorecording]
Subjects:
Social psychiatry.
Mental illness.
Psychiatry -- Philosophy.
Form/Genre:
Educational films.
Language:
In English.
System Details:
DVD-R.
Summary:
On October 30, 1977, in Rockville Center, New York, two internationally known authorities debated the subject of mental illness. Dr. Thomas Szasz held the position that mental illness is, by definition, a metaphor, while Dr. Albert Ellis claimed that it is a fact. They also discussed methods of treating mental illness. This is edited highlights from a two and a half hour debate.
Participant:
Albert Ellis and Thomas Szasz; moderator, introductory narration, William E. Simon.
Notes:
Videodisc release of a documentary film produced in 1977.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Rosengarten Family Fund.
"Date shipped 1/10; ID# 42858."--Disc label.
Contributor:
Ellis, Albert, 1913-2007.
Szasz, Thomas Stephen, 1920-
Simon, William E. , Host, Producer
Rosengarten Family Fund.
OCLC:
74277602