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April 1932

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Arch NeurPsych. 1932;27(4):986. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1932.02230160227025

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Abstract

THOMAS W. SALMON MEMORIAL LECTURES  The first series of The Thomas W. Salmon Memorial Lectures will be given at the New York Academy of Medicine, 2 East 103rd Street, New York, on April 8, 15 and 22, at 8: 30 p. m., by Dr. Adolf Meyer, professor of psychiatry, Johns Hopkins University, and director of the Henry Phipps Psychiatric Clinic, Baltimore. The subject will be "Psychobiology." In the first lecture he will discuss the relations between psychiatry and general medicine and associated sciences, and the meaning of the "personality function" to the psychiatrist. The second lecture will present a concrete picture of some specific problems, such as the schizophrenic reactions, with a statement of the essentials of Dr. Meyer's deductions from his studies for a fundamental understanding of psychiatric diseases in general. The third lecture will deal with psychiatric therapy; the relationships with psychoanalytic and other therapeutic approaches will be

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