Derek Julius Salfield

  title={Derek Julius Salfield},
  author={S. Salfield and N. Salfield},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
Former consultant child psychiatrist Derbyshire (b Berlin 1915; q Leipzig 1949; MD, FRCPsych, DPM), d 9 February 2006. Born Kurt Joachim Dietrich Karl Julius Saalfeld, Dieter grew up in Berlin. He was permitted to study medicine in Leipzig as his mother was Aryan, but the Nazis prevented him from sitting finals as his father was Jewish. He escaped, unqualified, to the United Kingdom in 1938 and was interned. In 1945 he attained a BSc in psychology and worked as a clinical psychologist… Expand