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June 10, 1950

Your Child's Mind and Body: A Practical Guide for Parents

JAMA. 1950;143(6):608. doi:10.1001/jama.1950.02910410094045

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This book keeps the promise of its subtitle so well that it can be recommended without reservation by practicing physicians to all who ask for advice about their children. It has a conversational tone and is written in the language of the layman. This book answers all the questions which parents might ask, simultaneously explains the behavior of children and gives sound advice. This volume contains nine chapters, each of which is carefully summarized, and all the important statements are printed in italics. From this it may be seen that the book is truly written for the benefit of the reader and that it is so organized that the answers to specific questions are easily accessible. The volume is enhanced by a table of reference by age, a bibliography and a 26 page index. The eminent author has done her best in this volume, both from the point of view

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