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Under Our Skin
Lyme Disease is a controversial chronic illness. It is discussed at length in this documentary by individuals with Lyme disease and health professionals.
Families and Chronic Illness
This documentary focuses on Australian children and young adults who are care takers for their families who have a chronic illness. Although these individuals can have problems with getting enough sleep and sometimes having to miss school, many of them say they would not change their care taking role.
Pain Matters (Documentary)
Approximately 100 million people in America suffer from chronic pain. Produced by the Discover Channel and developed by Teva Pharmaceuticals, this film explores chronic pain and how individuals cope and live with chronic pain.
A look into the darkly funny world of Claire Bennett who deals with chronic pain. With her feisty housekeeper-cum-caretaker ever at her side, Claire searches for human connection and self-forgiveness in this tale of personal redemption.
The story of an 11 year boy who has AIDS who makes a friend that is set on finding a cure. Along with his friend Erik, they build a raft and set sail down the Mississippi River, determined to find a New Orleans doctor they believe has a cure. Their journey gives Dexter a chance to experience life as it should be lived and will change both boys' lives forever.
The Theory of Everything
This movie provides a portrayal of Stephan Hawkins life. Hawkins made significant advances to the field of theoretical physics. He was also diagnosed with the neurodegenerative disorder ALS (Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis).
Based on Lisa Genova's 2007 novel, this film tells the story of Alice Howland who has early onset Alzheimer's Disease. The story is told from Alice's point of view, so the viewers experience the progression of the disease.
Please note that these films do not necessarily portray the experience of any or all individuals who have anxiety.