May 28, 1960


JAMA. 1960;173(4):434. doi:10.1001/jama.1960.03020220108018

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Personal.—  Rear Adm. Frank P. Kreuz, M. C., U. S. N., former deputy commanding officer of the National Naval Medical Center and commanding officer of the U. S. Naval Hospital, Bethesda, Md., became the 18th commanding officer of the center in ceremonies on March 31. He relieved Rear Adm. Bruce E. Bradley, M. C., U. S. N., who retired after over 33 years of active duty.


Night Care for Mental Patients.—  When quitting time comes at shops and offices across the nation these days, a sizable group of workers collect their belongings and head for the wards of Veterans Administration psychiatric hospitals. These veterans in the final phase of recovery from mental illness spend the night at the hospitals, where they receive drugs or other treatment, and the next morning receive a pass from the hospital and leave for another day's work. They are showing definite benefit

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