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This 200 page volume represents Dr. Strecker's Thomas W. Salmon Memorial Lectures. It is essentially an application of lessons learned from the study of individual psychiatric patients and the problems of mass psychology, and a discussion of what the principles of mental hygiene have to offer in dealing with the "crowd-mind."
Dr. Strecker begins by considering the development of psychoneurotic and psychotic conditions as a retreat from reality. He takes up various commonly used methods of evading the ordinary responsibilities of living, points out some of the things which make such evasion necessary to individuals and then compares the technics
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Beyond the Clinical Frontiers.. Ann Intern Med. 1940;14:338–339. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-14-2-338_2
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1940;14(2):338-339.
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