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June 20, 1953

COLOMBIA

JAMA. 1953;152(8):752-753. doi:10.1001/jama.1953.03690080096024

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Abstract

National Congress of Neurology and Psychiatry.  —The first National Congress of Neurology and Psychiatry was held in Bogotá, Feb. 26 to March 1, 1953. The congress was organized by the Sociedad de Psicopatología, Neurología y Medicina Legal of Bogotá with the collaboration of the secretary of the Ministry of Hygiene. About 60 neuropsychiatric delegates of the departments of Antioquia, Bolivar, Cauca, Valle, North Santander, Atlántico, and Caldas, as well as all the neuropsychiatric specialists in Bogotá, attended the congress. Dr. A. Jiménez Arango, secretary of the Ministry of Hygiene and professor of neurosurgery of the Faculty of Medicine of the National University, was honorary president. Dr. G. Uribe Cualla, professor of legal medicine and of forensic psychiatry of the Faculty of Medicine of the National University, and Dr. J. J. Calderón Reyes were president and general secretary of the congress, respectively. Official topics were "Narcoanalysis," discussed by Dr. Uribe Cualla

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