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In this exciting book, Dr. Nina Ridenour tells about the mental health movement in this country, from Clifford Beers’ meeting with his supporters in 1908 through the establishment of The National Committee for Mental Hygiene, the growing importance of psychiatry, and the first clinics for child guidance. Continuing with more recent developments, such as the advent of an organized citizens’ movement, she sums up the present situation with tempered confidence.