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October 1937

The Psychology of Adjustment: An Objective Approach to Mental Hygiene.

Arch NeurPsych. 1937;38(4):912. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1937.02260220248014

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Written in a lucid, simple style and intended for the general college student, "The Psychology of Adjustment" may also be read with profit by many physicians in the psychiatric field of clinical practice. It presents the advances in psychology of the last ten years in a convenient, concise form and reviews fundamentals in a field which may have been adjudged in the past as affording inadequate help in clinical problems. The book will also be useful as a text in courses in human behavior for medical students. As such a text, it will be of assistance to those interested in the improvement of undergraduate instruction in a psychiatric approach not only to the problems of frank, classifiable psychoneuroses but to the behavior disorders of children and the emotional difficulties of patients with somatic diseases. For this purpose the division of the book into four parts, dealing with "Psychological Foundations," "Varieties