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All of the criticisms concerning the publication of symposia raised by the reviewer of the previous volume apply equally to this one which consists of the Proceedings of the 1959 Work Conference on Problems in Field Studies in the Mental Disorders, also sponsored by the American Psychopathological Association. In addition, this volume suffers from the inclusion of over 200 pages of apparently unedited discussion by the participants of the conference.
The actual scholarly papers, which presumably would be of most interest to the reader, comprise less than a fourth of the contents. Contrary to the implications of its title, the
Field Studies in the Mental Disorders.. Ann Intern Med. 1961;55:713. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-55-4-713_1
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