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July 28, 1923


JAMA. 1923;81(4):315. doi:10.1001/jama.1923.02650040055028

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Cooperation in the Fight Against Tuberculosis  The city, the league of health insurance societies, the executive committee of the tuberculosis welfare centers, and the Landesversicherungsanstalt have agreed to combine forces in the campaign against tuberculosis in the Berlin district. The headquarters of the merger are at the office of the Landesversicherungsanstalt. This should bring increased strength to the fight by coordinating the available resources and the pooling of ideas and experiences. An extension of the merger by taking in other organizations is planned.

Psychopathic Aspects of Genius  In opening his address on "Psychopathology in Relation to Genius or Creative Personality" in the Kaiserin Friedrich-Haus, Privatdozent Kretzschmer of Tübingen raised the question: What ground is there for Lombroso's statement that genius is a form of insanity? He referred to several examples of genius to show that genius is often characterized by the milder forms of psychopathic manifestation. He defined genius biologically

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