Medicine: Sterility & Neurotics

When a woman goes to her doctor and complains that she doesn't seem to be able to have children, the doctor usually assumes that her trouble is physical and that he must do all in his power to help her achieve pregnancy. Not necessarily, says Chicago's Dr. William Saul Kroger: it may well be that the cause of the patient's sterility is psychological, and that it would be a bad thing for her to become a mother. In fact, he told the American Society for the Study of Sterility last week, this kind of sterility in neurotic women may be "nature's...

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