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December 1937

Clinical Psychology. A Handbook of Children's Behavior Problems.

Arch NeurPsych. 1937;38(6):1352. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1937.02260240232019

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This book is a comprehensive and systematic presentation of the materials of clinical psychology, which the author approaches as a field of applied psychology, stressing, however, the relations of clinical psychology to medicine, education and sociology. The contents are concerned mainly with behavior problems of children; the subjects discussed include methods of diagnosis, abilities and personality and conduct disorders, as well as the psychoneuroses, psychoses and some organic disabilities. The literature has been well summarized, and the author cites numerous references to original sources. One of the difficulties with the book is that it contains too many topics. It is obvious that the author cannot discuss all of them in detailed fashion, although by the use of numerous references to other writers he gives the impression of having discussed each subject comprehensively. In many places the book appears more like a compendium than a discussion of the subject matter. The

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