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News and Comment This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract ANNOUNCEMENT The Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry was first published in 1919. At that time neurology and psychiatry were considered related subject fields and it was thought one journal would serve both adequately.Over the years, psychiatry has been emerging as a distinct specialty. The volume of literature has increased to such an extent that official publications reporting psychiatry either could not absorb it or felt the need to condense the material to accommodate more contributions. Psychiatrists began to feel also that the Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry should allot more space to psychiatry, that its emphasis over the years had been neurological.In July, 1956, an effort was made to give equal emphasis to both neurology and psychiatry by dividing the Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry into a two-section journal, with an editorial board for the Section on Neurology and a separate board for the Section on Psychiatry. This http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png A.M.A. Archives of Neurology & Psychiatry American Medical Association

News and Comment

Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract ANNOUNCEMENT The Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry was first published in 1919. At that time neurology and psychiatry were considered related subject fields and it was thought one journal would serve both adequately.Over the years, psychiatry has been emerging as a distinct specialty. The volume of literature has increased to such an extent that...
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Publisher
American Medical Association
Copyright
Copyright © 1959 American Medical Association. All Rights Reserved.
ISSN
0096-6886
DOI
10.1001/archneurpsyc.1959.02340170065005
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Abstract

This article is only available in the PDF format. Download the PDF to view the article, as well as its associated figures and tables. Abstract ANNOUNCEMENT The Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry was first published in 1919. At that time neurology and psychiatry were considered related subject fields and it was thought one journal would serve both adequately.Over the years, psychiatry has been emerging as a distinct specialty. The volume of literature has increased to such an extent that official publications reporting psychiatry either could not absorb it or felt the need to condense the material to accommodate more contributions. Psychiatrists began to feel also that the Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry should allot more space to psychiatry, that its emphasis over the years had been neurological.In July, 1956, an effort was made to give equal emphasis to both neurology and psychiatry by dividing the Archives of Neurology and Psychiatry into a two-section journal, with an editorial board for the Section on Neurology and a separate board for the Section on Psychiatry. This

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A.M.A. Archives of Neurology & PsychiatryAmerican Medical Association

Published: May 1, 1959

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