Medicine: Scot's Report

Professor Arnold P. Meiklejohn of Edinburgh University spent last summer in the U.S. studying medical teaching and research, and casting a diagnostic eye over the general U.S. scene. On the whole, he was agreeably surprised. Reports Dr. Meiklejohn in the British journal, Lancet:

"The picture that we sometimes get of a materially prosperous but morally sick society derives, I am sure, from too much emphasis on the abnormal behavior of a tiny fraction of the population . . . The mistaken application of Freud's teaching to the raising of children has produced many spoilt, unhappy adolescents who are only now beginning...

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