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October 1920


Arch NeurPsych. 1920;4(4):477-478. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1920.02180220126010

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It should be fairly stated at the outset in a professional review of this book that it disclaims being a presentation for professional people and that it deals very little with nervous children in the medical sense. The gist of the situation. seems to be that Mrs. Evans, through her experience "in the difficult and toilsome treatment and education of nervous children," has developed a fund of practical wisdom that has led her to write this book "to aid those parents who in the training or education of their children have arrived at the point where the methods already used have proved inadequate."

There are various parts of the book that one heartily wishes might be read and reread by parents—the parents that one comes to know when studying difficult children—but it seems much less certain that the book as a whole can be considered a desirable dose to prescribe

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