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March 1, 1930

The Ukraina Psychoneurological Institute for Five Years (1921-1926).

JAMA. 1930;94(9):658-659. doi:10.1001/jama.1930.02710350058038

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The Ukrainian (south Russian) psychoneurologic institute is a product of the Russian revolution. It was founded by its director, Prof. A. J. Heymanovich, eight years ago for the purpose of fostering the science of psychoneurology, which in the south of Russia was not as flourishing as in the north. The work of the institute is being devoted not only to the study of psychoneurology and neurobiology but also to that of the fields pertaining to the study and training of personality. The scientific work is divided among a number of departments which are formed into groups, such as those for morphology studies, for biologic experiments, for social psychoneurology and for treatment. Some departments are highly specialized, being devoted, for instance, to special studies of conditioned reflexes (conducted by Professor Volborth, a pupil of Pavlov), or electrophysiology (Professor Danilevsky). Every field of neuropsychiatry, psychophysiology, neurology, neurosurgery and allied sciences (anatomy, physiology,

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