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(1920). Notes. Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 1:340-341.
(1920). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 1:340-341
A Washington Psychoanalytic Society has been inaugurated, under the Presidency of Dr. William A. White.
In the current session Mr. J. C. Flügel delivered a course of ten lectures on Psycho-Analysis as part of the regular course in Psychology at University College, University of London. This is the first time that the subject has received official recognition in any University in England.
In October and November Mr. Cyril Burt delivered ten lectures on "Psycho-Analysis and Education" as part of the courses organised for the teachers of the London County Council Education Department. The enrolment had to be limited to 200, for lack of further accomodation.
On October 13th. Professor A. G. Tansley, University of Cambridge, gave an address on "Freud's Theory of Sex considered from the Biological Standpoint" before the British Society for the Study of Sex-Psychology. The speaker expressed his opinion that the theory was throughout well founded biologically.
On January the 7th. 1921 Dr. S. Herbert of Manchester addressed the same Society on the subject of "Sex and the Unconscious", speaking entirely from the psycho-analytical point of view.
On February the 2nd. 1921 Dr. Ernest Jones gave an address on "Some Unconscious Mental Mechanisms" before the University of London Psychological Society.
At the examination in Psychology for the Cambridge Diploma of Psychological Medicine, October 1920, two of the six questions were on Psycho-Analysis.
In July 1920 a Discussion on Psychotherapy took place before the Section of Neurology and Psychiatry of the British Medical Association. Psycho-Analysis was not well represented there, and the meeting was chiefly noteworthy for a violent diatribe against it on the part of Dr. Gordon Holmes.
There was a Discussion on Psychotherapy at the Australasian Medical Congress held in Brisbane, 1920.
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