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  • William McDonald

It has not always been an easy task—this preparation of the American section of the epitome on psychiatric work. Year after year the writer has paused before that word “Progress'’ with a bigP,” obsessed by the limitations which it places on the subject-matter, perplexed at his inability to sift the wheat from the chaff, and to delineate clearly in all the activity called psychiatric only those features which surely made for progress.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
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  • EISSN: 2514-9946
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