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October 1964

The Tired Business Man.

Arch Intern Med. 1964;114(4):566. doi:10.1001/archinte.1964.03860100148031

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Sir Heneage Ogilivie has written a number of interesting essays in the past. In this small book he gives his attention to the problem of the tired business man, focusing in particular on the problem of coronary artery disease and stress. The book in general is written in a chatty style. It contains more expression of opinion and experience than presentation of data, original or otherwise. One might question in a book published in the United States the employment of British spelling such as "oesophagus," "grammes," "litres," and such. Another odd feature of the text is the extremely haphazard and random capitalization which is reminiscent of English printed a couple of hundred years ago. There are a few other stylistic lapses such as the statement that Jonesmanship is "the most fatal psychosomatic disease of the 1960's." The book is one of encouragement with emphasis on physical activity as against sloth

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