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Mental Illness in American Culture: Home

Guide for Stephen Vider's Fall 2014 class, Mental Illness in American Culture (HIST 143J/WGSS 250)

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Looking for sources on the mental health in American culture?  Start here for a beginning look at the resources Yale has, and beyond. Click on the tabs above to find scholarly books, journal articles and other secondary texts, primary-source documents, and credible web sites about mental health, including historical resources and information.

This 1952 film, Mental Health, describes "the four steps in acquiring, maintaining and improving mental health: express emotions naturally, respect yourself, respect others, and solve problems as they arise."

You can find other films at the Moving Image Archive.

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Melissa Grafe
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