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On the Methods in Vogue at the Boston Psychopathic Hospital

  • Ian Skottowe (a1)

The scope of this contribution is to give an account of the administrative and clinical methods at the Boston Psychopathic Hospital, to give a picture of the clinical material, and to discuss the advantages and disadvantages of the system.

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(7) Lowrey, L. G., “An Analysis of the Accuracy of Psychopathic hospital Diagnosis,” Amer. Journ. Ins., lxxv, p. 351, January, 1919.
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On the Methods in Vogue at the Boston Psychopathic Hospital

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