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This small volume contains a forthright discussion of the author's ideas of problems of mental health in the United States today. He presents figures to bear out his impression that mental and emotional illnesses are increasing. A stimulating concept of the "normal" is based on his belief in optimal norms as formulated by psychoanalytic theory. He characterizes mental health as "appropriate spontaneity" and one of the ideas he champions is that of a related relationship between mother and infant. He describes the aims and ideas of the Cornelian Corner Movement ("rooming in" in hospitals). The author supports his theories with
The Battle for Mental Health.. Ann Intern Med. 1952;36:1555. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-36-6-1555_2
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