Medicine: Hypnoanalysis

A psychologist of the U.S. Penitentiary in Lewisburg, Pa., 30-year-old Robert Mitchell Lindner, this week gives the public one of the few play-by-play accounts of a psychoanalytic treatment ever published. His book, Rebel Without a Cause (Grune & Stratton; $4) is a complete stenographic transcript of the analysis of a young criminal. Harvard Criminologists Sheldon and Eleanor Glueck call Lindner's work a milestone in criminology. It is also a pioneering study in hypnoanalysis.

The late Sigmund Freud, father of psychoanalysis, began his professional life as a hypnotist. Failing to cure neurotics by hypnotic...

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