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January 1923


Arch Derm Syphilol. 1923;7(1):138. doi:10.1001/archderm.1923.02360070141013

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SYPHILIS OF THE INNOCENT. A Study of the Social Effects of Syphilis on the Family and the Community. By Harry C. Solomon, B.S., M.D., and Maida Herman Solomon, A.B., B.S.

These two books differ from the ordinary works on syphilis and venereal diseases, chiefly because they place emphasis on the social aspects of these diseases. Both are to be commended, especially for this feature.

"The Venereal Clinic" gives an adequate presentation of the diagnosis and treatment of venereal diseases.

It would seem to the reviewer that "Syphilis of the Innocent" is not a good title for the second book; a much better title is the subtitle, "A Study of the Social Effects of Syphilis on the Family and the Community." This is a well done study, made under a grant from the United States Interdepartmental Social Hygiene Board, and it takes up the many aspects of the social problem of

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