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November 18, 1933

The Nervous Child at School.

JAMA. 1933;101(21):1667. doi:10.1001/jama.1933.02740460069038

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Many medical men are familiar with the author's previous works on nervous disorders of the nursery. As a sequel to this work he now offers the nervous disorders of the child at school. The author does not wish to emulate the serial narrative propensities of fiction writers but presents such advances in child psychiatry as have taken place since the last work was published. The author sets forth in simple language the common disorders that are manifested by the nervous child at school. Fatigue in school life and its attendant disturbances, the training in the home as a preliminary to school and the disorders of conduct that result from faulty adaptation are clearly presented. While the social conditions that surround children are different in England, the general facts are of interest both to the public and to the physicians of this country. This small book contains an interesting and lucid

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