Mind/Body Connection: How Your Emotions Affect Your Health Human Relations Media
Grade Level: 7-College
In this program students learn how their emotional health affects their physical health and vice-versa. The program describes how many physical ailments have a mental component and are precipitated by factors such as stress, anxiety, and depression. Researchers and clinicians talk about how improvements in psychological functioning can mitigate and even prevent the symptoms of many diseases. Viewers come away with the message that emotional health promotes physical health, and a healthy body leads to a healthier, happier mind. In addition to the student video, the DVD includes a separate 7-minute video on meditation featuring Dr. Peter Montminy, a clinical psychologist and mindfulness teacher.
Includes: video, plus 31-page teacher’s resource book, student handouts and pre/post tests in digital format