Title

Pangarap: A short feature on how a boy resolves his guilt of killing his younger brother

Date of Publication

2014

Document Type

Bachelor's Thesis

Degree Name

Bachelor of Arts Major in Communication Arts

Subject Categories

Communication

College

College of Liberal Arts

Department/Unit

Communication

Thesis Adviser

Jose J. Javier

Defense Panel Member

Rica Arevalo

Elvin Valerio

Neil Burdeos

Abstract/Summary

The film tackled what comes after death in a family's setting and how a child may react after a tragedy, it not treated or handled correctly. Post-traumatic stress disorder, PTSD, is an anxiety disorder often acquired after witnessing or experiencing a traumatic incident or a life-threatening situation.

Some common symptoms experienced by a person with PTSD include flashback and nightmares of the incident, according to Cleveland Clinic. Also, having PTSD often leads to depression, which leads to suicidal thoughts and tendencies. Despite having one of the lowest suicide rates in the world, cases in the Philippines are increasing over the last 23 years, involving young adults aged 24 and below.

This also became one of the leading causes of death in the age group of 15 to 39 years, and the major cause of these suicides is untreated depression. (Kevin Caruso. Suicide Causes.Jocelyn R. Uy. Suicides up in the last 20 years in PH, mostly among youth.

Abstract Format

html

Language

English

Format

Print

Accession Number

TU18676

Shelf Location

Archives, The Learning Commons, 12F, Henry Sy Sr. Hall

Physical Description

73, 5 unnumbered leaves : illustrations (some colored) ; 28 cm.

Keywords

Short films; Post-traumatic stress disorder in children; Anxiety in children

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