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To the Editor:—
Dr. Schneck does not dispute the fact that the American Board of Medical Hypnosis and its sister boards were privately organized. Instead, he states, that the board is incorporated in New York state. Inquiry into this incorporation elicited, in December, 1958, the following telegram:The Commissioner of Education has indicated that he would consent to the incorporation of The American Board of Clinical Hypnosis, Incorporated, under the membership corporation law. Consent to incorporation does not carry with it any approval of the purposes of the corporation.Charles A. Brind, Counsel New York State Education Department New York.Dr. Schneck states that the boards are sponsored by the Society for Clinical and Experimental Hypnosis and that they are affiliated with the Institute for Research in Hypnosis. The fact is, the boards were first announced to the membership of the society as an accomplished fact, fully organized, incorporated and
Erickson MH. MEDICAL HYPNOSIS. JAMA. 1959;170(9):1109. doi:10.1001/jama.1959.03010090099027
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