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Surveys of the history of psychiatric treatment, psychoanalytical therapy, behavior therapy, hypnosis, direct analysis, client-centered therapy, group treatment, psychodrama, and other methods; chapters on drug therapy, convulsive therapy, insulin coma, psychosurgery. Three chapters on milieu therapy. Evaluation of treatment.
This overview, built out of material from Comprehensive Textbook of Psychiatry, edited by the present editors, is adequate as an introduction for the novice in psychiatry or background reading for the nonpsychiatrist practitioner.
Treating Mental Illness: Aspects of Modern Therapy.. Ann Intern Med. ;76:1059. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-76-6-1059_2
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