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July 23, 1938

Child Guidance Procedures: Methods and Techniques Employed at the Institute for Juvenile Research

JAMA. 1938;111(4):346. doi:10.1001/jama.1938.02790300056025

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With the disappearance of the New York Child Guidance Institute from the orthopsychiatric scene the Institute for Juvenile Research has become a leader in the field of psychiatric child guidance. It was the earliest and at present is the largest institution of its kind in this country, and in spite of the various ups and downs in its personnel and management it can point to a fairly successful history. Many of its graduates are holding leading psychiatric positions with much success, and while the institute itself has possibly been deteriorating somewhat recently the economic and political conditions which have caused this have been operating elsewhere to some extent also. The present volume is a summary of the methods used at the institute in the studying and treating of cases. Many of the collaborators are no longer there, and some of the most prominent persons on the institute staff left before

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