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April 7, 1951

Modern Abnormal Psychology: A Symposium

JAMA. 1951;145(14):1105. doi:10.1001/jama.1951.02920320079032

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This comprehensive volume is designed to meet the interests of the general public and students of abnormal psychology, as a reference and source book concerning all the aspects of abnormal psychology. The chapters are presented by individual contributors accepted as leaders in the American field. Historical background of mental disease is discussed. Diagnostic and therapeutic technics relating to the neuroses and the principal psychoses are presented. The several methods of present day psychiatric treatment, as practiced by the freudian, the nonfreudian and nonanalytic groups are discussed.

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