Medicine: Soviet Psychiatry

In a silent, standing tribute to "this great man who has now gone from us," 2,800 doctors attending the Third World Congress of Psychiatry in Montreal last week paid honor to Carl Gustav Jung. Among them were doctors from 60 nations —most interestingly, ten psychiatrists from Russia. Soviet psychiatry thus for the first time got into substantial personal contact with Western psychiatry, and so eager were the Russians to meet their Western colleagues that—having been refused travel funds by their employer, the government—they scraped up the fare out of their own pockets.

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