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Ride the Tiger

Ride the Tiger: A Guide Through the Bipolar Brain

Video duration: 54:24Expires: 04/30/17Video has closed captioning.

Nearly six million Americans have been diagnosed with the disorder and yet so little is known about how the illness manifests itself in our brains. Ride the Tiger is a one-hour documentary that tells the stories of highly accomplished individuals who have been diagnosed as bipolar.

Episodes of Ride the Tiger2

Video thumbnail: Ride the Tiger Ride the Tiger Expert Panel Discussion - 3/30/16

Ride the Tiger

Ride the Tiger Expert Panel Discussion - 3/30/16

A group of contributors and an expert from the film participated on panel discussion.

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Ride the Tiger Expert Panel Discussion - 3/30/16

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Clips of Ride the Tiger10

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A Look at Mania - Ride the Tiger Clip

Two professionals talk about their first-hand experiences with bipolar disorder.

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A Look at Mania - Ride the Tiger Clip

2:47

Video thumbnail: Ride the Tiger Adolescence | Ride the Tiger

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Adolescence | Ride the Tiger

Bipolar disorder in adolescence can be particularly difficult live with and treat.

4:33

Adolescence | Ride the Tiger

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Video thumbnail: Ride the Tiger Deep Brain Stimulation Treatment - Ride the Tiger

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Deep Brain Stimulation Treatment - Ride the Tiger

A patient is treated with deep brain stimulation during the film Ride the Tiger.

2:58

Deep Brain Stimulation Treatment - Ride the Tiger

2:58

Video thumbnail: Ride the Tiger Education | Ride the Tiger

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Education | Ride the Tiger

The public needs an education in the unique challenges of bipolar disorder.

4:04

Education | Ride the Tiger

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Video thumbnail: Ride the Tiger Finances | Ride the Tiger

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Finances | Ride the Tiger

Mania can have devastating effects on the financial lives of people with bipolar disorder.

3:08

Finances | Ride the Tiger

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Video thumbnail: Ride the Tiger Mania and Depression | Ride the Tiger

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Mania and Depression | Ride the Tiger

Mania and Depression are two ends of the same experience for people with bipolar disorder.

3:35

Mania and Depression | Ride the Tiger

3:35

Video thumbnail: Ride the Tiger Self Care | Ride the Tiger

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Self Care | Ride the Tiger

People with bipolar disorder need more than treatment, they need to care for themselves.

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Self Care | Ride the Tiger

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Video thumbnail: Ride the Tiger The Benefits of ECT -  Ride the Tiger Clip

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The Benefits of ECT - Ride the Tiger Clip

Ride the Tiger explores the history of electroconvulsive therapy (ECT).

3:02

The Benefits of ECT - Ride the Tiger Clip

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Previews of Ride the Tiger1

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Ride the Tiger

Ride the Tiger: A Guide Through the Bipolar Brain - Preview

A documentary that tells the stories of individuals diagnosed with bipolar disorder.

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Ride the Tiger: A Guide Through the Bipolar Brain - Preview

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