Medicine: Milk

A baby does not live by milk alone. No less essential to healthy growth, and even to life itself, is mother love. Psychiatrists who had recognized this for a generation or more sat alongside general physicians and social workers at the New York Academy of Medicine in Manhattan last week to see one of the striking visual proofs: Psychoanalyst Rene A. Spitz' 20 minute film, Grief.

Dr. Spitz was doing research at a foundling home in a Latin American country (which he refuses to identify) when he started shooting his film. It was an old, established home, well equipped and, by...

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