Medicine: Checks for Execs

Periodic physical checkups, sometimes lasting a week or longer, have become an accepted ritual for the high-powered, high-priced organization man (TIME, Jan. 21. 1957), and one thing they have turned up is that many an executive in good physical trim has a headful of emotional problems. Last week Connecticut's Silver Hill Foundation announced that it is inviting corporations to send executives in for a six-day emotional checkup.

Psychiatrist William B. Terhune, 65, who started the foundation 25 years ago, insists on calling his plant a "unit"—he is equally opposed to such "emotionally charged'' words as sanatorium, hospital and institution. Two miles out...

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