Typescript lecture notes for an introductory lecture on the history and background to Psychological Medicine

Scope and Content

This was Rodger's first lecture to the undergraduate student. He discusses the founding of the Chair of Psychological Medicine at the University and the history of the subject , as well as the recent interest in the psychological aspects of medicine. As Rodger became Professor of Psychological Medicine in 1948 these lecture notes probably date from around 1949.

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