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This is a good year for students of psychology, for here is at last a dynamic, vibrant textbook of psychology that cannot be ignored by academic teachers. In this volume human conduct, motivation and dynamics are discussed in relation to actual patients in real situations. The book is written for college students, but its brilliant, accurate yet lucid expositions indicate its usefulness to medical students and general practitioners. No one point of view or school is followed, for the interests and background of the authors are broad and thorough. There is an excellent index and glossary; extensive references and suggested readings are profuse and interpolated throughout the text. The headings and subdivisions of the book make reference work extremely easy. This is a book that can be unequivocably recommended for those interested in abnormal psychology.
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