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September 1955

News and Comment

AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1955;74(3):324. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1955.02330150090014

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Third Annual Institute of Psychiatric Treatment.  —The Third Annual Institute of Psychiatric Treatment will be held at the Boston State Hospital Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 1955, under the direction of Dr. Leo Alexander and Dr. Robert Arnot. The program will include lectures, demonstrations, and discussion groups dealing with electroshock, including nonconvulsive treatment and electronarcosis; the use of the newer drugs; psychotherapy, and analytic therapy. Registration fee is $35. Address correspondence to 433 Marlborough St., Boston.

European Symposium on Vitamin B12.  —Plans are being made for the first European symposium on vitamin B12 to be held the last week of May, 1956, in Hamburg. It will be under the auspices of the physiological chemist Professor Kühnau, and the internist Professor Jores. The physiology and the clinical application of vitamin B12 in human and veterinary medicine will be discussed. For information, write to Doz. Dr. H.