Reprint Volume 76-100

Reprint Volume 76-100

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1920 edition. Excerpt: ...in war work, of (b) those who are the best specialists we yet have in temperament and the best experts in grievances yet developed, and of (c) others less professionally trained who are capable of tracing out or helping to trace out the actual situation of, per example, labor 'turnover' as shown in the individual instance?" The Modem Specialist in Unrest: A Place for the Psychiatrist in Industry, was given as an address at the fortieth anniversary of the Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology. It aims to "awaken the interest of psychiatrist themselves to what must be conceived as another immediate addition to the community functions of the psychiatrists." The psychiatrist has always been a. specialist in unrest. "Unrest on the part of the individual is the big problem of the psychiatrist; year in and year out he comes in contact with the finest, as it were, and the most brilliant examples of unrest--namely, certain patients in his wards. If this general account of things be correct, the psychiatrist ought to have a message for industry. Psychiatric knowledge about the unrest of the individual ought to be turned to account in our analyses of-group unrest. The theory that group experience leads to group thought, which in turn leads to group action, may-be sound theory for a portion of industrial phenomena, but individual experience, individual thought, and even individual action are also factors in industrial situations. How far is unrest a matter of group, or crowd, or mass psychology'! How far does mass psychology depend upon the psychology of the individual member'! That portion of the unrest problem which depends' not upon group experience, but upon individual experience, not...show more

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  • Paperback | 198 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 11mm | 363g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236937856
  • 9781236937858