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December 28, 1946

Libido and Delusion

JAMA. 1946;132(17):1111. doi:10.1001/jama.1946.02870520065034

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Psychiatric and psychoanalytic writing is often difficult to read and confusing; this book is incoherent, unintelligible and filled with incorrect assertions. After presenting 353 sessions of analysis of a schizophrenic, covering 100 pages of incomprehensible material, the author says "this case is not reported as a therapeutic success. It merely shows that some cases of schizophrenia can be analyzed as successfully as cases of neuroses."

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