Medicine: War & Sanity

The British people, too busy to worry about personal troubles, have so few neuroses in World War II that psychiatrists have less work than they expected. Said Dr. Robert Dick Gillespie, psychiatric specialist of the R.A.F., as he arrived in Manhattan last week: "In the 30 years since I left elementary school I have never been more idle than when serving in the Royal Air Force." Dr. Gillespie, in the U.S. as speaker at the annual Salmon Memorial Lectures,* is giving scholarly talks from coast to coast on "Psycho-neuroses in Peace and War."

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