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April 15, 1974


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Brooklyn, NY

JAMA. 1974;228(3):287. doi:10.1001/jama.1974.03230280015009

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To the Editor.—  Evidently, you missed a European publication two or three years ago about the Foehn. The author was impressed by the fact that when the Foehn was blowing, there was a sharp increase in the admissions to the mental hospitals in Switzerland. His investigations led him to believe that at those times there was a definite change in the electric potential, from positive to negative or vice versa.