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December 1935

Psychology and Psychotherapy.

Arch NeurPsych. 1935;34(6):1355. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1935.02250240224023

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The third edition of this interesting book contains much material for serious study and consideration. The author is well known in the fields of psychology and psychiatry, particularly in England.

In this presentation, in the words of Brown, his "approach to psychology has been through mathematics, and statistics, philosophy and then medicine in its various branches.... Years of analytical and other forms of clinical work in medical psychology since... have brought me to the view which this book represents." The emphasis is on the relation of psychology and psychotherapy in clinical work and in the theoretical consideration of an integrated working of mind and body. Freud's theories and contributions are discussed at great length, but other contributions as well are given deserved recognition. Although a philosophic trend continues through many of the chapters, the material is related to practical things of everyday life as seen in patients and in the