0
Get Alert
Please Wait... Processing your request... Please Wait.
You must sign in to sign-up for alerts.

Please confirm that your email address is correct, so you can successfully receive this alert.

Article   |    
THE TALKING PICTURES IN PSYCHIATRIC TEACHING AND RESEARCH
ALEXANDER H. LEIGHTON; THEODORE LIDZ
Am J Psychiatry 1942;98:740-744.
View Author and Article Information

Medical Corps, U. S. N. R.

text A A A
PDF of the full text article.
Abstract

1. The sound film has a number of definite advantages as an adjunct to psychiatric teaching. Selection of case material can be improved, waste of time in teaching hours reduced, discussion can be free without harm to the patient, significant points can be driven home by captions, cutting and reprojecting the film, the whole course of an illness with the changing phases may be telescoped into half an hour, and the sound film can readily be used for instruction at places where the actual clinical material is not available. This may be of special value in military psychiatry, particularly for the instruction of non-commissioned officers at induction stations, and for teaching doctors about war neurosis before their arrival in combat zones.2. In clinical research sound films are a means of preserving transient behavior and talk for analysis on the screen, for comparison of different phases of illness and for comparison of different patients. Selected segments of a patient's life and test situations can be recorded in a wholly objective manner. Some particular benefits derived in a study of aphasia are noted. It is suggested that very important advances can be made in the knowledge of brain function by using sound movies for the exact recording of behavior and speech disorders resulting from cranial injuries occurring in war.

Abstract Teaser
Figures in this Article

Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.
Sign In Your Session has timed out. Please sign back in to continue.
Sign In to Access Full Content
 
Username
Password
Sign in via Athens (What is this?)
Athens is a service for single sign-on which enables access to all of an institution's subscriptions on- or off-site.
Not a subscriber?

Subscribe Now/Learn More

PsychiatryOnline subscription options offer access to the DSM-5 library, books, journals, CME, and patient resources. This all-in-one virtual library provides psychiatrists and mental health professionals with key resources for diagnosis, treatment, research, and professional development.

Need more help? PsychiatryOnline Customer Service may be reached by emailing PsychiatryOnline@psych.org or by calling 800-368-5777 (in the U.S.) or 703-907-7322 (outside the U.S.).

+

References

+
+

CME Activity

There is currently no quiz available for this resource. Please click here to go to the CME page to find another.
Submit a Comments
Please read the other comments before you post yours. Contributors must reveal any conflict of interest.
Comments are moderated and will appear on the site at the discertion of APA editorial staff.

* = Required Field
(if multiple authors, separate names by comma)
Example: John Doe



Related Content
Articles
Books
Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, 2nd Edition > Chapter 8.  >
Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, 2nd Edition > Chapter 8.  >
The American Psychiatric Publishing Textbook of Psychiatry, 5th Edition > Chapter 12.  >
Textbook of Traumatic Brain Injury, 2nd Edition > Chapter 17.  >
DSM-5™ Handbook of Differential Diagnosis > Chapter 2.  >
Topic Collections
Psychiatric News