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April 20, 1940

Facts and Theories of Psychoanalysis

JAMA. 1940;114(16):1586. doi:10.1001/jama.1940.02810160088045

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The first edition of this volume appeared in 1934. The present edition gives a brief description of psychoanalysis with reference also to its technic. Some of the sections have been rewritten to agree with studies published within the past five years. Two new chapters concern psychologic study of organic disease and the application of psychoanalysis to conditions other than medical. The author is one of the few writers in this field who seems to be capable of addressing himself understandably to a lay audience.

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