Typescript synopsis of Kenneth Soddy's book Family Life and Religious Tradition.
Synopsis of "Family Life and Religious Tradition"
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- ReferenceGB 103 MS ADD 421
- Dates of Creationc1986
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Dr Kenneth Soddy (1911-1986) was educated at Taunton School, University College, London and University College Hospital Medical School. He qualified in 1934 and by 1939 was Psychiatrist at the London Child Guidance Clinic. He joined the Royal Army Medical Corps (RAMC) in 1940 as a Specialist in Psychiatry and in 1944 was appointed Deputy Director of personnel selection in India Command. From 1948 until his retirement in 1976 he was Consultant and Physician in Charge of the Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at University College Hospital. Outside his clinical practice, Soddy was Scientific Director of the World Federation for Mental Health, Consultant to the World Health Organisation (WHO) and a member of its expert panel on mental health, Consultant to the National Spastics Society and President of the Institute of Religion and Medicine. Soddy was elected a Fellow of University College, London in 1979.
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Presented by Soddy's widow, Mrs Mary C Soddy in September 2002.