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March 1932

Die Neurosen des Lebenskampfes.

Arch NeurPsych. 1932;27(3):755. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1932.02230150271018

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In this book of 356 pages, Cimbal discusses in a most thorough and sympathetic fashion the life problems that confront man. He employs the word "Lebenskampfes" in discussing the numerous situations that may arise in the life's battles of an individual. In the opening chapters, Cimbal takes up in an orderly manner the problems that confront the child and carries this study through various stages of the home, occupation, education, social life and spiritual and sexual life. To understand these life's problems it is important to have a thorough insight into normal human psychology. He believes that many of the later psychologic problems of life that are so commonly looked on as inherited or of constitutional character are in reality due to faulty psychobiologic patterns resulting from early experience and improper guidance. It is important that the physician serve as a guide for these persons in arriving at a satisfactory