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The development of a new nomenclature in the field of neurology and psychiatry, particularly by the advances in the field of psychoanalysis, has made necessary repeated editions of this collection of the significant words that have come into that literature. In fact, neurology and psychiatry are noted for their highly special diction. A word book of this type is useful to those constantly employed in this field. Most of the words are, however, available in the better medical dictionaries.
A Psychiatric Word Book: A Lexicon of Terms Employed in Psychiatry and Psychoanalysis Designed for Students of Medicine and Nursing and Psychiatric Social Workers. JAMA. 1935;104(17):1548. doi:10.1001/jama.1935.02760170086038
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