Medicine: A Child's Private Logic

Mike is a skinny little boy of six, but he strode confidently into the schoolroom on Chicago's North Shore, past half a hundred adults, and straight to the table up front. With the poise of a veteran performer, Mike perched himself on a stool next to Dr. Rudolf Dreikurs, who asked simply: "Well, Mike, how do you feel?" The boy's answer came in a happy flood: "I have an alarm clock and I dress myself and my mommy loves me all the time!"

Only a month earlier, when Mike attended the first of these Saturday sessions, he had done nothing but shriek...

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