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September 17, 1927

Manual of Psychiatry.

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Edited by Aaron J. Rosanoff, M.D. Sixth edition. Cloth. Price, $6. Pp. 697, with illustrations. New York: John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 1927.

JAMA. 1927;89(12):991. doi:10.1001/jama.1927.02690120067046

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Abstract

The fifth edition of this standard manual was reviewed in The Journal, Sept. 4, 1920. It was pointed out that its successive editions have been built on the nucleus of the author's translation of Rouge de Fursac's "Manual de psychiatrie," which appeared in 1905. The present edition still contains chapters on individual psychoses by de Fursac, but more of the material is by Rosanoff himself and his other collaborators, H. L. Hollingsworth, Mary C. Jarrett, C. A. Neymann and J. H. Williams. The book is divided into five parts. Part I deals with the general etiology and symptomatology of mental disease; part II with the individual mental diseases or clinical entities; part III with methods of diagnosis and treatment, and with sociological and medicolegal problems; part IV with special technical methods, such as spinal fluid examinations, tests for aphasia, and intelligence and association tests. Part V is an appendix giving

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