Porphyria – The Psychiatric Perspective


The diagnosis and facts about porphyria, illustrated by a case.

SKU: 1052
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Producer: Cardinal Broadcast
Year Produced: 1998
Running time: 10 minutes


Highlights of a clinical case presentation, including interviews with the patient and her father, and a physical examination. The diagnosis and facts about porphyria are summarised at the end. A straightforward teaching aid.
This film is of historical interest and reflects the cultural attitudes, medical procedures and language of the time it was made. But the issues raised are timeless.