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July 6, 1984

Incorrect Word

JAMA. 1984;252(1):45. doi:10.1001/jama.1984.03350010025016

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An error occurred in the April 13 issue of The Journal (1984;251:1855-1858). In the article entitled "Marital and Family Therapy for Troubled Physicians and Their Families: A Bridge Over Troubled Waters," the last paragraph in the "Report of Cases" section should have read as follows: "After one year of treatment with all seven family members and concurrent marital treatment with the couple, there was marked improvement in the physician (he reported functioning better in his practice and as a husband and father), the spouse (she had moderate relief from her back pain, as she was now [not 'not'] 'free' to seek appropriate medical attention and did not have to carry the burden of the house), the older children (they were able to withdraw from the role of parent substitutes), and the younger children (they improved in school and were better able to accept limits)."