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This Textbook of Psychiatry, now in its seventh edition, remains one of the classic texts on the subject. Over 700 pages cover most aspects of psychiatry including some historical background, classification, descriptions of the psychoses, the psychoneuroses and the psychopathic states. Equally well done are chapters on mental deficiency, the organ reaction types and epilepsy. One entire chapter is devoted to child psychiatry. The book attempts to provide separate sections, usually very brief on etiology, psychopathology, on occasion, physiology, and on treatment. The author's orientation is typically eclectic being chiefly the psychobiologic approach of Dr. Adolph Myer. Freudian psychoanalytic theory
A Textbook of Psychiatry for Students and Practitioners.. Ann Intern Med. ;35:1162. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-35-5-1162
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