HERVEY CLECKLEY, M.D.
An old friend of the writer's who recently visited one of the most celebrated medical clinics in the world, recounts with creditable humor the following incident which occurred during the prolonged and elaborate examination to which he was submitted. The patient, pressed by responsibilities of a busy life, had neglected outdoor games and other exercises for many years and at the time of his admission to the clinic weighed 40 or 50 pounds more than a generous allowance for his height and bony framework would grant as reasonable.
After painstaking and prolonged roentgenologic, serologic, metabolic and directly physical procedures, this
CLECKLEY H. INSIGHT AS AN AIM IN PSYCHOTHERAPY1. Ann Intern Med. ;14:2115–2124. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-11-2115
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