100 years ago: Use and abuse of psychoanalysis. June 2020;264(1838):30

100 years ago: Use and abuse of psychoanalysis

22 Jun 2020Registered users

Doctors have done little to discourage the entry of the unskilled into becoming practitioners of psychoanalysis, a field which belongs to the trained physician. Unqualified practitioners abound both here and in America. Some medical men have encouraged lay efforts and are apt to express contempt for those who believe that mental ills may supervene on physical infirmities, or may be but evidence of a disorganized function.

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