Medicine: Orthopsychiatrists

Although the science of psychoanalysis was developed long before the War, it was not until the hectic '20s that psychoanalysts began to open their science to large groups instead of restricting their skilful emotional probings to a few isolated individuals. In 1924, a group of socially-minded psychiatrists and psychoanalysts* formed the American Orthopsychiatric** Association, an organization whose aim was practical activity on a large scale. Members included not only psychoanalysts and psychiatrists, but teachers, social workers, and academic psychologists and sociologists as well.

Last week at the 16th annual meeting of the Association,...

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