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November 1946

News and Comment

Arch NeurPsych. 1946;56(5):606. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1946.02300220119010

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RESEARCH POSITIONS CREATED  The Honorable S. M. R. O'Hara, Secretary of Welfare of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, announces the establishment of twelve positions for research in psychiatry and related fields at the Western State Psychiatric Institute and Clinic, Pittsburgh. At the institute numerous clinical and teaching activities, the latter in collaboration with the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, have already been initiated.The institute is the teaching and research hospital of the Pennsylvania mental hospital system, which includes twenty-one hospitals and institutions, with an average of 40,000 patients. Thus, access to much clinical material is assured. Here, it is expected will be trained psychiatrists, social workers, psychologists, nurses, occupational therapeutists and others for hospitals and private fields.These new positions provide for the appointment of properly qualified senior and junior research workers in psychiatry, internal medicine, biochemistry, neuropathology, neurophysiology and clinical psychology. Several positions, as in psychology and neurophysiology,

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