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Medicine: Nervous Nation

Into the high-ceilinged lobby of Manhattan's Hotel Pennsylvania, where the American Psychiatric Association was holding its annual meeting, flew a fat pigeon...

ADVERTISING: Freedom from Ulcers

How can a man be happy even though an adman? Last week famed Psychiatrist William C. Menninger posed this problem at the annual meeting of the American...

Medicine: Everybody's Mental Health

Sick and tired of widely parroted statistics that one out of 16 persons (or, some say, one out of ten) will spend part of his life in a mental hospital, famed...

Medicine: Capsules, may 3, 1954

¶Psychiatrist William C. Menninger gave this prescription for a graceful old age: begin preparing for it in childhood. The ability to adjust happily to other...

Medicine: Not So Shocking

Electric shock treatments have apparently been successful in treating some forms of insanity, but doctors are beginning to suspect that the "cure" may be worse...

People, Oct. 4, 1954

Names make news. Last week these names made this news: Britain's Sir Alexander Fleming, 73, winner of a Nobel Prize for his discovery of penicillin in 1928,...

Medicine: For a Sick World

"You mustn't think of these people," said General Ike Eisenhower last week, "as just some sort of unfortunates . . . They are not—they are one of you. I saw a...

Medicine: The Sad Sacks

Psychiatry rushed into World War II as a bumptious big-talking rookie, then turned out to be the Sad Sack of military medicine. This is the verdict of two...

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