The following book presents mental hygiene from an eclectic point of view:
Shaffer, L. F., The Psychology of Adjustment, Houghton Mifflin, 1936.
Interesting material on the factors influencing the development of abnormal behavior is presented in
Brown, J. F., The Psychodynamics of Abnormal Behavior, McGraw-Hill, 1940 (from the Freudian point of view).
Fisher, V. E., An Introduction to Abnormal Psychology, Macmillan, 1933 (from an eclectic point of view).
Maslow, A. H., and B. Mittelmann, Principles of Abnormal Psychology, Harper, 1941 (from the semi-Freudian point of view).
Good discussions on methods of tension reduction are presented in
Symonds, P. M., Chapters in Mental Hygiene, the Dynamisms, Teachers College, Bureau of Publications, 1940, as well as in the books by V. E. Fisher and L. F. Shaffer referred to above.
The following books are excellent treatments of the subjects indicated by their titles:
Allport, G. W., Personality, a Psychological Interpretation, Holt, 1937.
Dollard, J., L. Doob, N. Miller, O. Mowrer, and R. Sears, Frustration and Aggression, Yale University Press, 1939.
Kirkendall, L. A., Sex Adjustments of Young Men, Harper, 1940.
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Publication information: Book title: Educational Psychology. Contributors: Arthur I. Gates - Author, Arthur T. Jersild - Author, T. R. McConnell - Author, Robert C. Challman - Author. Publisher: Macmillan. Place of publication: New York. Publication year: 1942. Page number: 684.
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