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J., E. (1938). The Human Mind: By Karl A. Menninger. (Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1937. Pp. 504. Price $5.00.). Int. J. Psycho-Anal., 19:146-147.

(1938). International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, 19:146-147

The Human Mind: By Karl A. Menninger. (Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1937. Pp. 504. Price $5.00.)

Review by:
E. J.

After seven years, a second, or rather a revised edition has appeared of Dr. Menninger's book which was first published in 1930 and enjoyed an extraordinary circulation. In many respects it is a new book, for much of the matter in the previous edition has been judiciously pared and perhaps 100 pages of new material added. Among the latter are interesting considerations of mass paranoia as the author defines the situation in Germany, schizophrenia, schizophrenic personalities, suicide and partial suicide. The last two chapters on treatments and the applications of treatment have been almost entirely rewritten to great advantage.

Dr. Menninger, with a strong predilection for the dramatic, has culled from his wide readings dozens of fascinating illustrations from the daily press and from authors, classical and modern, to illustrate well-known psycho-analytical mechanisms. As one would expect from Dr.

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