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November 7, 1936

The Oxford Medicine. By Various Authors

JAMA. 1936;107(19):1586. doi:10.1001/jama.1936.02770450070028

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This volume, with eleven contributors, is in loose leaf form. The subjects included are the recognition and the management of the beginning of mental disease, by Edward A. Strecker and Harold D. Palmer; the psychiatry of childhood, by Gerald Pearson; postencephalitic and posttraumatic behavior disorders, by Earl D. Bond; mental deficiency, by E. Arthur Whitney; the psychopathic personalities, by Eugen Kahn; the toxic reaction types, by Franklin G. Ebaugh; paranoia and paranoid conditions, by William A. White; the dementia praecox (schizophrenia) group, by Clarence O. Cheney; the affective reaction type (manic-depressive), including involutional melancholia, by D. K. Henderson, and psychoneuroses, by T. A. Ross. Each of these writers does well the task assigned to him. All are known for their contributions in this field, and those familiar with the field will know what to expect. The articles are written to appeal primarily to the general practitioner and the student rather

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