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April 28, 1956

MEDICAL NEWS

JAMA. 1956;160(17):1523-1526. doi:10.1001/jama.1956.02960520085014
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ILLINOIS 

Psychiatric Lectures.—  In its sixth annual lecture series, "Psychiatric Problems in Medical Practice," the North Shore Health Resort, 225 Sheridan Rd., Winnetka, offers "The Prevention of Iatrogenic Disorders" by Dr. Walter C. Alvarez, lecturer in medicine with the rank of professor emeritus, University of Illinois College of Medicine, Chicago, May 2, 8 p. m., at the health resort.

Mental Health Week.—  The week of April 29 through May 5 will be observed as "Mental Health Week in Illinois." On Sunday, week-long "Open House" programs will begin in the state's 11 hospitals for the mentally ill and two schools for the mentally deficient. Climax of the observance will be the eighth annual Illinois Mental Health Dinner in the Grand Ballroom of the Palmer House, Chicago, on Thursday evening when the speaker will be Dr. Francis J. Braceland, president-elect of the American Psychiatric Association and psychiatrist-in-chief of the Hartford (Conn.) Institute

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