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Report on Mental Illnesses in Canada

Creator: Public Health Agency of Canada

Geography: North America, Canada

Categories: Mental Health

Tags: anxiety, eating disorders, mental health, mood disorders, schizophrenia, suicide

Date: 2002

URL: http://www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/publicat/miic-mmac/pdf/men_ill_e.pdf

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PDF, 111 pages.

This PDF describes “major mental illnesses and outlines their incidence and prevalence, causation, impact, stigma, and prevention and treatment;” it focusses on five mental illnesses and the phenomenon of suicidal behavior. The five mental illnesses included in this report are: mood disorders (including major depression, bipolar disorders, and dysthymia), schizophrenia, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, and eating disorders.