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May 1931

Some Social Aspects of Mental Hygiene.

Arch NeurPsych. 1931;25(5):1172. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1931.02230050248018

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This volume is a collection of papers dealing with phases of the sociologic application of the principles of mental hygiene. The table of contents indicates the various topics covered: Part I. General Aspects: Finding a Way in Mental Hygiene, by Frankwood E. Williams. Eugenic Sterilization in the United States: Its Present Status, by Frederick W. Brown. Mental Hygiene in Preventive Medicine, by William L. Russell. The Runaway Child: A Case Study, by Florence Gilpin. Social Adjustment of the Feeble-Minded, by Florence Powdermaker. The Social Significance of the Psychopathic, by Karl Birnbaum. Pooling and Coordination of Effort in Mental Hygiene Clinics, by E. Van Norman Emery.

Part II. Mental Hygiene in Education and in Mercantile Life: Mental Hygiene from the Standpoint of College Administration, by Charles D. Bohannan. Causes of Mental Ill Health Among College Students, by George E. Gardner. The Contribution of Psychiatry to Some Educational Problems, by Mandel Sherman.

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