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This book was written as a "psychiatric textbook for neuropsychiatric specialists and general practitioners of medicine" and "a reference handbook for psychologists, sociologists, pastors and other professional readers." It consists of 1155 large pages; 2 pages of excellent bibliography, containing almost entirely books rather than articles; 34 pages of glossary and a complete index. It is divided into a good historical introduction which, among other things, outlines the various schools of thought; and five sections.
The first, headed Theory of Psychiatry, 233 pages long, is a résumé of psychology and psychopathology. It contains a great many definitions, a good deal
Theory and Practice of Psychiatry.. Ann Intern Med. 1937;10:1598–1600. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-10-10-1598
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