Stephen Fry on Bipolar

Discussion in 'General Parenting' started by Marguerite, Feb 16, 2009.

  1. Marguerite

    Marguerite Active Member

    We just watched Part II of a really interesting program on bipolar. It was done by Stephen Fry, British comedian and person with bipolar disorder. It was enlightening, he covered a range of presentations as well as different therapies. He interviewed a number of other people with bipolar (including Richard Dreyfuss) and discussed how they coped. Some of the coping techniques were very interesting and original. He covered CBT as well as medication, among other treatments.

    Here is a link to the TV program.

    http://www.abc.net.au/tv/guide/netw/200902/programs/ZY8757A002D16022009T213500.htm

    I found a link on IMDB -
    http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0808482/

    IN the comments on IMDB, someone has tried to get a copy and can't find one. You may have more luck, or it might even be aired in your area. If it is, watch it, tape it.

    If you paste the full title into Google between double quote marks, you might get a youtube link.

    Marg
     
  2. lizzie09

    lizzie09 lizzie

    Hello Marguerite and thank you for that link.

    I havent had a chance to look at it yet but it is of interest
     
  3. TerryJ2

    TerryJ2 Well-Known Member

    Richard Dreyfus has bipolar?

    I don't have time to watch it now, but I am definitely interested. Thankyou.
     
  4. ML

    ML Guest

    I didn't know about Richard Dreyfuss either. I LOVE him! Thanks for the info Marg :)
     
    Lasted edited by : Feb 16, 2009
  5. TerryJ2

    TerryJ2 Well-Known Member

    I can't get it to work. :(
     
  6. Marguerite

    Marguerite Active Member

    Terry - Google the title, inside double quote marks. You should find links that shouldwork for you.

    Marg
     
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