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May 28, 1938

Love and Happiness: Intimate Problems of the Modern Woman by I. M. Hotep, M.D.

JAMA. 1938;110(22):1861. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790220063032

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Dr. Logan Clendening in this book turns philosopher on the topic of women—a dangerous subject on which to philosophize for either a doctor or a philosopher. The book is written in his best mood and seems to be based on his service as father confessor to a great many inquiring damsels. He recognizes the fact that there is at this time a highly developed interest in this subject and the need for instruction. Times have changed! The new freedom for women, the coming of the motor car, the removal of the home as the center of family life, have forced many young persons to the textbooks or to the vague and fantastic information distributed in the gutter or in the club. It is important to have a book written by a physician of long experience who knows the world and its ways from the outside rather than from the laboratory,

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