Medicine: Mental Hygiene

Mental hygiene is the science of keeping the mind, brain and nerves of humans healthy. Application of the science is an art. Last week the greatest artists and scientists in the field assembled in Washington as the First International Congress on Mental Hygiene. They went from all the States, from every continent.

No specialist, but the organizer of specialists and prime U. S. exemplar of mental healing is Clifford Whittingham Beers, 54. As everyone who knows his Mind That Found Itself* realizes, the mental hygiene movement is peculiarly...

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