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June 26, 1948

INTERNATIONAL MENTAL HEALTH

JAMA. 1948;137(9):790-791. doi:10.1001/jama.1948.02890430032011
Abstract

The World Congress on "Mental Health and World Citizenship " scheduled for August 1948 in London will discuss (1) problems of world citizenship and good group relationship; (2) the individual and society; (3) family problems and psychologic disturbances; (4) planning for mental health organization, training propaganda, and (5) mental health in industry and industrial relations. Committees and discussion groups have been established composed of psychologists, psychiatrists, sociologists, educators, anthropologists and members of other technical groups in the human sciences. The object of the Congress is to find areas on which scientists from all over the world can agree in defining some of the basic principles of mental and social health. Educational work directed along lines of agreement should then be a reasonable outcome.

Symptoms and signs of lack of mental health in the United States as compiled by Menninger and summarized in The Journal1 can be multiplied by the total

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