Hardbound rectangular brown textbook titled Psychiatry for Nurses that provides overviews of many psychological conditions nurses may have encountered; rectangular brown fabric covered cardboard covers and spine; title and author names printed on front cover in grey lettering in rectangular navy st…
Hardbound rectangular brown textbook titled Psychiatry for Nurses that provides overviews of many psychological conditions nurses may have encountered; rectangular brown fabric covered cardboard covers and spine; title and author names printed on front cover in grey lettering in rectangular navy stripes; title, author names, edition, and publisher appear on spine; hand written notes appear in red and black ink inside front cover; printed text in black ink appears on rectangular glossy cream pages; 408 pages
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Belonged to donor, who graduated from Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing Class of 1961.
Fifth Edition copyrighted in 1958, used by donor in 1960.
paper: cream, brown
fabric: brown, white, blue
ink: grey, navy, black, red
Printed on front cover: “PSYCHIATRY FOR NURSES // KARNOSH AND MERENESS”; printed on spine: “PSYCHIATRY FOR NURSES // KARNOSH // AND // MERENESS // FIFTH EDITION // THE // THE // C. V. MOSBY // COMPANY; printed on page 4: “FIFTH EDITION // Copyright 1958 by // THE C. V. MOSBY COMPANY // Second Printing // (All rights reserved) // Previous editions copyrighted // 1940, 1944, 1949, 1953 // Printed in the United States // of America // Library of Congress Catalog Card // Number 58-6886”; hand written on inside cover in red and black ink: “Pauline // McCurdy // K. G. H. // MacLean // 1960 // My 3 months in psychiatry // training at the // Ontario Hospital Kingston ! // // There were students from // Cornwall, Peterborough, Hotel Dieu + // Bellville with us from K. G. H.
Storage Room 2005
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Minor foxing on most pages, especially bottom edge; minor fraying and fading of fabric on covers; minor abrasion to fabric along edges on covers and spine
“What Is Psychiatry?” American Psychiatric Association, 2019. Accessed 10 July 2019.
"KGH School of Nursing.” Kingston General Hospital, 2019. Accessed 10 July 2019.
Psychiatry refers to the branch of medicine dealing with mental illness, including the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of various disorders; psychiatry differs from psychology and focuses on both the physical and mental aspects of mental illness; also involves the use of medication to treat disorders.
The Kingston General Hospital School of Nursing was one of the first apprenticeship-based nursing training programs in Canada; began in 1886 in response to the increased focus on patient care in hospitals and the medical field; the program was meant to produce an educated and dedicated work force of nurses while also providing an affordable labour force for the hospital through on the job student training; the Ann Baillie Building, current home of the Museum of Healthcare at Kingston, originally served as a residence for the student nurses at KGH.