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Mental Health And Canadian Society Historical Perspectives (Mcgill-Queen"s Asociated Medical Services Studies in the History of Medicine, Health, and Society)

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Published by McGill-Queen"s University Press .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Health systems & services,
  • History of medicine,
  • Psychology,
  • Medical / Nursing,
  • Mental Health,
  • Public Health,
  • History

Book details:

Edition Notes

ContributionsJames E. Moran (Editor), David Wright (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages288
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8079653M
ISBN 100773531319
ISBN 109780773531314

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Canadian Mental Health Association calls for urgent community investment in mental health OTTAWA (ONTARIO) Ap – To avoid a potential echo pandemic of mental illness and [ ]Continue reading Canada must act now to prevent echo pandemic of mental illness due to .   As society grows in its understanding of mental illnesses, their effects and treatments, we’re seeing more YA narratives tackle these subjects. Here are 16 of our favorite books that address mental health topics in their stories. Mental health services. A list of mental health helplines and resources available to all Canadians. Suicide prevention. About suicide, prevention, risk factors, how to get help when you or someone you know is in need. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) About PTSD and what Canada is doing to help. Cannabis and mental health. In Mental Health and Canadian Society leading researchers challenge generalisations about the mentally ill and the history of mental health in Canada. Considering the period from colonialism to the present, they examine such issues as the rise of the insanity plea, the Victorian asylum as a tourist attraction, the treatment of First Nations people in western mental hospitals, and post .

In Mental Health and Canadian Society leading researchers challenge generalisations about the mentally ill and the history of mental health in Canada. Considering the period from colonialism to the present, they examine such issues as the rise of the insanity plea, the Victorian asylum as a tourist attraction, the treatment of First Nations. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource (xvi, pages: illustrations: Contents: "Open to the public": Touring Ontario asylums in the nineteenth century / Janet Miron --"For years we have never had a happy home": Madness and families in nineteenth-century Montreal / Thierry Nootens --Patients at work:Insane asylum . In , inmates built a stone wall around the Toronto Lunatic Asylum to separate themselves from prying eyes. The lunatic asylum has played a continuing role in historical attempts to deal with mental healthCited by: "es a new and valuable perspective on the complex historical relationship between mental illness and Canadian society."Canadensis James Moran is professor, history, University of Prince Edward Island, and the author of Committed to the State Asylum: Insanity, the Asylum and Society in Nineteenth-Century Ontario and Quebec.

  (2) Mental Health and Canadian Society: Historical Perspectives helps to fill these gaps, even if, as an edited collection spanning about one hundred seventy years and several regions, it cannot remedy decades of comparative scholarly inattention.   Mental Health and Canadian Society: Historical Perspectives. McGill-Queen's University Press. xvi, , $ McGill-Queen's University Press. xvi, , $ The history of mental health has largely focused on asylums or other institutions of : Wendy Mitchinson.   His interest in mental health was partly the result of his own experiences with severe depression. In , with Beers's help, he organized the Canadian National Committee for Mental Hygiene, which later became the Canadian Mental Health Association. Both organizations were influential in promoting mental-health issues in both the US and Canada. Mental Health and Canadian Society: Historical Perspectives: Moran, James E., Wright, David: Books - 5/5(1).