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August 6, 1932


JAMA. 1932;99(6):486-487. doi:10.1001/jama.1932.02740580054018

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International Conference on Mental Hygiene  The International Conference on Mental Prophylaxis and Mental Hygiene was held in Paris, at the Hôpital Henri Rcusselle, under the chairmanship of Mr. Justin Godart, senator, and former minister of health. A large number of medical psychiatrists had responded to the appeal of the committee on organization presided over by Dr. Toulouse, medical director of the Hôpital Psychiâtrique Henri-Rousselle, and president of the Ligue nationale d'hygiène mentale. Thirty countries were represented: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cuba, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Esthonia, Finland, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxemburg, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Rumania, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey, Union of Socialist Soviet Republics, Uruguay and Yugoslavia. French representation included members of parliament, members of the municipal and general councils, high officials, and delegates of large welfare societies, all of which had joined with the scientists and the eminent practitioners enrolled at the congress: medicolegalists,

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