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KIRKUS REVIEW

The professional authority of Menninger (see P. 207 for report on his Psychia in a Troubled World) added to the popular touch of Munro Leaf combine in what is a "" baby"" -- growing as it did out of their work in their respective fields of service of psychiatry and public relations. Here for the uninformed, uninitiated, and the many are gunshy of this new science is the simplest possible presentation of psychiatry gives the anatomy of the ""average"" personality, the main statements of psychiatric the Childhood, and the nones and stages of development; the conscious and the unconscious; environment; personality structure; defense mechanisms; types of therapy, and so on, is no complexity here in either case illustration or terminology -- and the whole is to give the elementals of this branch of medicine, which can no longer be consideration elementary but should be looked on as part of everyday life.

Pub Date: June 7th, 1948
Publisher: Scribner