Medicine: Neuropsychiatrists in the Army

The Army Medical Corps last fortnight got its first batch of graduates from a school unique in military history. After a month's training, 30 doctors emerged from the new School of Military Neuropsychiatry at Lawson General Hospital, near Atlanta. The second class of 35 immediately matriculated.

General purpose of the school is to help the Army cope with the problem of mental illness (TIME, Jan. 4), the chief reason for Army medical discharges. Specific purpose of the school is to adapt civilian neuropsychiatrists to military practice by 1) brushing up those who are...

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