April 10, 1948

Fundamentals of Psychiatry

JAMA. 1948;136(15):1008. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890320052033

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This is a small compendium describing, in easily understandable language, the basic fundamentals of psychiatry. The author emphasizes the relation between internal medicine and psychiatry, and for this reason this manual is good for students, general practitioners, nurses and psychiatric social service workers. This manual is a useful and accurate summary of psychiatry.

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