had categorically praised or blamed psychiatry are (almost) gone. Old questions are asked with sophistication and answered with the bases of more solid research. Heinrich Feldt on German "philosophic doctors", G Verwey on Freud, and J Pigeaud on ancient psychopathology are first-rate examples of the close examination of issues related with the mind/body… (More)
The Test of Nonverbal Intelligence (TONI) and Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children--Revised (WISC--R) were administered to 46 Native American and white students who were suspected by their classroom teachers of having learning handicaps. Pearson correlations between these sets of IQs ranged from .42 (TONI and WISC--R Performance) to .89 (WISC--R Verbal… (More)
The translation of professional medical knowledge into language the public can comprehend and employ for home treatment and health maintenance has long been an important activity in Western medical culture. Since the Enlightenment particularly, instruction in matters medical has seemed a crucial element in equipping men and women to control their destiny.… (More)
The Kaufman Assessment Battery for Children--Achievement Scale and Basic Achievement Skills Individual Screener were administered to 40 students previously identified as learning disabled. Pearson coefficients between the sets of scores on various subtests ranged from .03 to .70.