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February 23, 1946

The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child: An Annual

JAMA. 1946;130(8):544. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870080078032

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This edition represents the first volume of a contemplated annual production under the same title. It is an Anglo-American venture and the managing editors are Anna Freud, Heinz Hartmann and Ernst Kris. The contents consist of assembled papers of British and American writers relative to numerous aspects of child psychology. This book, as well as future editions, is primarily intended as a guide to specialists in the field of child study, but other students in allied fields will find it of great value in understanding behavior problems in all ages. As stated on the cover, "The future of our society will depend on the capacity of our children to withstand the ever mounting tensions in the world of today and tomorrow. To guide the formative years of this generation is the critical task facing those who have assumed this responsibility. Adequately to do this requires both a genuine understanding of

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