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August 14, 1943

Mind, Medicine, and Man

JAMA. 1943;122(16):1150. doi:10.1001/jama.1943.02840330096026

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The author is engaged in private practice in psychiatry and psychoanalysis in New York. With George W. Henry he has written a history of medical psychology which has been well received. The chapter headings indicate the nature as well as the wealth of the material in the present book: on certain misconceptions; instincts and their manifestations; normal neuroses and personality; certain aspects of mental illness; theories and practice; civilization and social sciences; varieties of human aggression; crime and judgment; psyche, soul and religion. The discussions are able, scholarly and comprehensive, leading the way to better understanding of psychiatric problems. In his foreword Dr. Ruggles writes "How fortunate it is that in these days of disordered thinking, feeling and acting we have a pathfinder who so ably helps us in correcting psychological misconceptions." The book has a special appeal to those who are interested in the advances of knowledge of the

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