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Our Violent National Game

The great hockey debate continues

Pax Atlantica

NATO’s long-lasting relevance

Erica Dyck

Erika Dyck is a professor of history and holds the Canada Research Chair in the History of Medicine at the University of Saskatchewan. She is the author of Psychedelic Psychiatry: LSD on the Canadian Prairies (University of Manitoba Press, 2012).

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Erica Dyck

Prairie Psychedelia

A sympathetic look at a Canadian mental hospital and its controversial past. April 2016
Mental illness has become a mainstay of modern society. It affects an ever-widening swath of the population and demands the largest share of pharmaceutical marketing attention, as the business of ameliorating unwanted mental suffering grosses billions. In popular culture, this suffering is depicted everywhere from tabloids to blockbusters, from books to billboards, and from celebrity magazines to local anti-stigma…