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This little book is uniquely interesting as it was written about 100 years ago by an Austrian physician, philosopher and poet, who obtained his medical degree in 1833. As Dr. Esther Loring Richards says in the introduction, the author must have been an astute observer and a reflective physician who in the course of his practice of medicine learned to see his patients functioning as total personalities and not as physiological segments.
The author states, "I like the reader who wishes to be stimulated rather than dogmatized. The doubtful appears more interesting to me than that which has been settled.
Hygiene of the Mind.. Ann Intern Med. 1934;7:1053–1054. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-7-8-1053
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 1934;7(8):1053-1054.
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