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The author of this volume, who was formerly director of the Argentine Psychiatric Mission and of the neuropsychiatric service of Military Hospital no. 6 (Madrid), commandant in the medical corps of the republican army and titular professor of the faculty of medicine of Córdoba, Spain, joined the loyalist forces of Spain in 1937 and played a large part in organizing the neuropsychiatric service of that army.
The present book was written in the first place as a guide to his colleagues. It consists of several rather disconnected parts. The first chapter consists of an outline of the subject, as presented at a conference in Madrid in May 1937, made up largely of theoretic considerations and quotations from the literature. The discussion on the paper by several psychiatrists is included. In subsequent chapters the various psychoneurotic syndromes are discussed, in a manner which will seem familiar to those who have read
Las neurosis en la guerra.. Arch NeurPsych. 1941;46(3):567. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1941.02280210193019