August 1956

The Psychopathology of Children with Organic Brain Disorders.

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By Lauretta Bender. Price, $5.50. Pp. 151, with 23 illustrations. Charles C Thomas, Publisher, 301-327 East Lawrence Ave., Springfield, Ill., 1956.

AMA Am J Dis Child. 1956;92(2):217-218. doi:10.1001/archpedi.1956.02060030211026

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This book is the fourth in a series by the same author, drawing from her own vast experience over the last 25 years and the knowledge and experience of Paul Schilder and other contributors from the Psychiatric Division of Bellevue Hospital in New York. Most of the material, presented in brief and concise form, has been published in individual papers in various journals in the course of the years, so that this volume can serve as a compendium to the hurried reader and as a reference work to the investigator.

Its practical value is enhanced by case reports, many of them with follow-up studies over long periods, and by the description of some tests and neurological entities rarely encountered. The viewpoint of the authors (Paul Schilder "was the author of about half the book and the other half directly reflects his point of view") as to the degree to which

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