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April 5, 1947

Hygiene: A Textbook for College Students on Physical and Mental Health from Personal and Public Aspects

JAMA. 1947;133(14):1040. doi:10.1001/jama.1947.02880140070033

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This is a complete revision of a widely used and valuable textbook on college hygiene. In the preface the author states as the theme which runs through the book "what health situations exist in the lives of individuals and peoples, what health objectives arise from them, and what action is scientifically appropriate on the part of the layman, especially the college student." With this theme in mind the author presents the usual material on personal and public health in a manner which should arouse the interest of college students in their own health problems and motivate them to seek a solution of such problems. In this edition not only has there been a revision to bring statistical and other material up to date but there has been a complete rearrangement of much of the material. The six parts and forty-nine chapters in the previous edition have been rearranged and expanded

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