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About once a year for the past 8 or 9 years, a new psychiatric text has been published for primary physicians. Each time I eagerly look the newcomer over, hoping to find the book that primary physicians need. More often than not I am disappointed.
The weakness of this book is apparent from its table of contents. It is divided into three sections: "Introduction," "The Syndromes," and "Treatment." Section two, more than half the book, is subdivided into 12 chapters, ranging from "Affective Disorders: Depression and Mania" to "Undiagnosed Conditions." In between are "Anxiety Neurosis," "Hysteria," and "Sexual Variants," among
Psychiatry in Primary Care.. Ann Intern Med. 1975;82:596. doi: https://doi.org/10.7326/0003-4819-82-4-596_3
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