October 1963

The Integrity of the Personality.

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By Anthony Storr, MB, BCh, MRCP, DPM. Price, 15 shillings ($2.10). Pp 174, with no illustrations. William Heinemann Medical Books, Ltd., 15-16 Queen St, Mayfair, W.1, London, 1960.

Arch Intern Med. 1963;112(4):621-622. doi:10.1001/archinte.1963.03860040217024

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Every now and then a psychoanalyst comes through with a searching but clear description of the results of his experience which may be a useful corrective for some of the appalling overexuberance expressed by a very small but extraordinarily vocal minority of the psychoanalytic school who are likely to so cloud the atmosphere that the real contributions of this group are lost in an obscurantist fog. George Day called our attention to this book in the book review section and his enthusiasm led me to read the book promptly. In fact, he sent me a copy, with marching orders! Storr has produced a well-rounded and well-grounded essay, not so much in the form of a critique as in the form of a progress report, upon the Jungian branch of the psychoanalytic school of thought in the broad realm of psychiatry. Though for the most part this is a soundly written

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