Medicine: The Heavy-Laden

Soldiers' frayed battle-nerves are the subject of much concern among service doctors and the people at home. Last week, before the Brief Psychotherapy Council in Chicago, Lieut. Colonel Roy Richard Grinker gave his candid opinion of the psychiatric methods now used to get war-sick soldiers back into battle.

Colonel Grinker divides military neuroses into four types: 1) those occurring before exposure to military life can have any effect; 2) those caused by the restrictions of military life; 3 ) those caused by foreign service with its homesickness and poor living conditions; 4)...

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