Medicine: Who's Loony?

All the world is queer but me and thee, dear; and sometimes I think thee is a little queer.


One expert who refuses to point is Dr. Gregory Zilboorg, fashionable Manhattan psychiatrist (whose patients have included Millionaire Marshall Field III and

Journalist Ralph Ingersoll). "Present-day psychiatry," he said last week before the New York Academy of Medicine, "does not possess any satisfactory definition of mental illness or neurosis." To illustrate, Dr. Zilboorg told a story:

A psychiatrist was recently asked for a definition of a "welladjusted person" (not even slightly peculiar). The definition:...

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