Psychology in a medical school: a personal account of a department's 35-year history.

  title={Psychology in a medical school: a personal account of a department's 35-year history.},
  author={Joseph D. Matarazzo},
  journal={Journal of clinical psychology},
  volume={50 1},
In 1911 John Broadus Watson and Shepard Ivory Franz proposed that the teaching of psychology was as essential to the education of medical students as were anatomy, pharmacology, surgery, and the other basic and clinical sciences. Today, our country's 126 medical schools each employ an average of some 35 full-time faculty psychologists; 6 have established full-fledged departments of psychology that are comparable (administratively) to departments that include faculty from the more traditional… CONTINUE READING

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