Medicine: The Psyche in 3-D

In Hollywood, it was only natural that psychiatric patients undergoing analytic treatment should have visions in wide screen, full color, and observe themselves from cloud nine. What was remarkable was that these phenomena—experienced by (among others) such glossy public personalities as Gary Grant and his third exwife, Betsy Drake—were reported in the cold, grey scientific columns of the A.M.A.'s Archives of General Psychiatry.

Reason for the many-colored recall of events dating back to the first year of life, and the accelerated recovery of about half the patients, was the use, in combination with...

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