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dc.contributor.author Wong, Jan
dc.date.accessioned 2012-07-14T20:36:09Z
dc.date.available 2012-07-14T20:36:09Z
dc.date.issued 2012-05-24
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2429/42709
dc.description.abstract Webcast sponsored by the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. In collaboration with the Vancouver Asian Heritage Month Society’s month of ExplorAsian festival, Jan Wong will read from "Out of the Blue, A Memoir of Workplace Depression, Recovery, Redemption and, Yes, Happiness". For twenty years, Jan Wong had been one of the Globe and Mail’s best-known reporters. Then one day she turned in a story that set off a firestorm of controversy, including death threats, a unanimous denunciation by Parliament and a rebuke by her own newspaper. For the first time in her professional life, Wong fell into a severe clinical depression. Yet she resisted the diagnosis, refusing to believe she had a mental illness. As it turned out, so did her company and insurer. With wit, grace and insight, Wong tells the harrowing tale of her struggle with workplace-caused depression, and of her eventual emergence … Out of the Blue. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.rights Attribution-NonCommercial 2.5 Canada *
dc.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/ *
dc.subject Jan Wong, depression, mental health, out of the blue en_US
dc.title Out of the Blue en_US
dc.type moving image en_US
dc.type.text Other en_US
dc.description.affiliation Irving K. Barber Learning Centre en_US
dc.description.reviewstatus Unreviewed en_US
dc.description.scholarlevel Researcher en_US


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