Top Psychiatrists to Attend Meeting at Convention Hall
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Sunday, Oct. 19. 1969 THE SHREVEPORT TIMES Top Psychiatrists To Attend Meeting At Convention Hall By MARGARET MARTIN Of The Times Staff Some of the nation's top psychiatrists and researchists will be among the speakers participating in a meeting "Clos- |ing the Gap Between Medicine and Psychiatry," Thursday and Friday at Convention Hall. Included among the speakers are top officials in leading medical groups in the United States. The meeting is being cospon-sored by the Neuropsychiatric Service at the Veterans Adminis-tration Hospital and the Louisia-na State University School of Medicine in Shreveport. It is being presented by the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine. Dr. Walter C. Bruschi, chief of psychiatry at the VA Hospital is chairman of the program com-mittee, with Dr. Ike Muslow, director of medicine at Confeder-ate Memorial Medical Center serving as cochairman. Activities coordinators are Dr. Norman Mauroner, psychiatrist at the VA, and Dr. Edward" Leatherman, senior resident at Confederate. Topics at the two-day session will range from the anatomy and physiological chemistry of the "visceral brain" to the existen-tial and phcnomenological di-mensions of the human mind, according to Dr. Bruschi. "The eminent scientists and scholars who have accepted to participate wii'. guide us closet to a unified theory of disease. "This meeting is also intended to advance the main objective of the academy: to increase the awareness that psychosomatic medicine means total, compre-hensive medicine. By undercut ting the mind-body dichotomy. psy'phosotnatic medicine restores the art of the healing the whole person at any time and under all fcircumstances," added Dr. Brus- Ehi. Giving the opening address at 9:20 a.m. Thursday will be Dr. [Raymond Waggoner, president of the American Psychiatric Asso-ciation and chairman and profes-sor of psychiatry and director of the Neuropsychiatric Institute at. the University of Michigan Medi-cal Center.
|Title||Top Psychiatrists to Attend Meeting at Convention Hall|
Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine
Waggoner, Raymond W.
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