A Career of Clinical Research in Child Psychiatry

  • Lauretta Bender


With hindsight I can say that my career as an investigator in child psychiatry started when I was at the University of Chicago studying premedical and medical courses and pathology from 1918 to 1923. I worked in the pathological laboratories of H. Gideon Wells studying the blood of tuberculous guinea pigs and learning the methodology and philosophy of research (Bender and DeWitt, 1923–1924).


Rheumatic Fever Child Psychiatry Soft Neurological Sign Encephalitis Lethargica Childhood Schizophrenia 
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  • Lauretta Bender
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  1. 1.Clinical Professor of Psychiatry (Retired)Columbia University Medical SchoolNew YorkUSA

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