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The Saga of Mental Illness [booklet]

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Dates
1969
circa 1969
Category
Archival Items
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Publications
Mental Health
Psychiatry
Psychology
Accession Number
010003001
Description
Rectangular tan paper booklet titled The Saga of Mental Illness with colourful illustrations and comic book style text describing the history and contemporary treatment of mental illness; booklet consists of seven folded paper sheets bound by two grey metal staples at fold; 14 pages.
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Accession Number
010003001
Author
Mental Health Division, Ontario Department of Health
Category
Archival Items
Mental Health
Classification
Archival, Publications
Mental Health
Psychiatry
Psychology
MeSH Heading
Archival
Mental Health
Mental Health -- education
Mental Health -- publications
Mental disorders -- history
Description
Rectangular tan paper booklet titled The Saga of Mental Illness with colourful illustrations and comic book style text describing the history and contemporary treatment of mental illness; booklet consists of seven folded paper sheets bound by two grey metal staples at fold; 14 pages.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Owned by donor.
Maker
Mental Health Division, Ontario Department of Health
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Dates
1969
circa 1969
Date Remarks
Date provided in donor file
Material
paper: tan
ink: black, purple, orange, yellow,
metal: grey
Inscriptions
Printed on front cover: “THE // SAGA // OF // MENTAL // ILLNESS // Presented by the // MENTAL HEALTH DIVISION // ONTARIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH // Hon. Matthew B. Dymond, M. D., C. M. // Minister of Health”; printed on back cover: “ALTHOUGH THE PATH MAY BE LONG, // BEFORE WE ARE FINISHED, OUR HOPES, OUR AMBITIONS AND EFFORTS // WILL NOT BE DIMINISHED; // FOR WE ARE QUITE CONFIDENT, // WITH YOUR CO-OPERATION, // IN TIME, MENTAL ILLNESS WILL BE // ERASED FROM OUR NATION. // Distributed by the // INFORMATION BRANCH, ONTARIO DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH // Hepburn Block, Parliament Buildings, Toronto 5. // 12432 1/69 100M”
Permanent Location
Storage Room 2005
2005-5-6 Binder E-16a
Length
25.1 cm
Width
17.7 cm
Depth
0.1 cm
Unit Of Measure
centimeters
Dimension Notes
Dimensions when booklet is closed
Condition Remarks
Minor tear near folded edge and at top of folded edge of front cover; minor soiling all over; minor distortion to bottom proper left corner
Copy Type
original
Reference Types
Website
Reference Comments
“What Is Psychiatry?” American Psychiatric Association, 2019. Accessed 3 August 2019.
“Psychology vs. Psychiatry: Do You Know the Difference?” All Psychology Schools, All Star Directories, 2019. Accessed 3 August 2019.
Research Facts
Mental health in a broad term that encompasses a variety of issues dealing with mental and emotional well-being; the fields of psychiatry and psychology rose to prominence during the twentieth century to study mental health; 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 and involves the use of medication to treat disorders; psychology is similar, but focus more on behavioral intervention and evaluation as opposed to medication; public awareness and de-stigmatization of mental illness increased during the latter part of the twentieth century and into the twenty-first century
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