William Andrew Dibden, AM (1914-1993). Papers, 1979-1991 :
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William Andrew Dibden, AM Psychiatrist; director of Mental Health Services in South Australia,1967-78; president, Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists, 1965-66.

Born Sydney, March 22, 1914. Died Adelaide, October 17, aged 79. Dibden established the South Australian Association of Mental Health; and, as its leader he was largely responsible for raising public money to found a chair of mental health at Adelaide University. During his period as director of Mental Health Services in South Australia, he rewrote the mental health legislation – a body of work which foreshadowed the reforms of the civil rights movement and that of Brian Burdekin. Dibden graduated from the University of Adelaide in 1939.

A detailed list of the papers can be found here: William Andrew Dibden, AM. Papers 1979-1991. MSS 0073

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1989Series 7: A biography of psychiatry : the story of events and the people involved in the development of services for the psychiatrically ill in South Australia 1939 - 1989 / W.A. Dibden, 1914-1993Dibden, W. A. (William Andrew), 1914-1993
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