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William Claire Menninger, M.D.,  at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas - Page

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A portrait of Dr. Will Menninger in his office at the Menninger Clinic. Dr. Will, his father Dr. C.F., and his brother Dr. Karl, formed a group psychiatry practice in 1919. The Menninger Clinic as a sanitarium was established in 1925 with the purchase of a farm house and admittance of 12 patients. Their philosophy was that mental illness could be treated with an integrated medical, psychodynamic, and developmental approach for the total health of patients. Dr. Will is known as one of the key influences in the development of a psychiatric guide which later became known as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

Date: Between 1940-1966

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Item Number: 227238
Call Number: Menninger Fdn. Photographic Collection, Box 23, folder 13
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 227238

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