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The Misunderstood Epidemic: Depression

57 min. IronZeal Films. 2010. DVD UPC 087400991398.
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An intimate look at how depression affects its victims and their families. Filmmaker Susan Polis Schutz (author of Depression and Back) draws on her own experiences in this documentary that explores symptoms, suicide, stigma, and lack of understanding; the stress on relationships; and the loss of the ability to work. A worthwhile primer to begin a much larger discussion.

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