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various forms of child guidance organisations and associated
nursery schools and also psychiatric work in connection with
juveniles courts. I was thoroughly impressed with all that I saw
in America. No country in the world has made such rapid
progress in mental science as America, and no doubt a visit to
this country would add considerably to one's knowledge in
psychiatry and other allied branches of mental science.

I was selected by the Secretary of State for India to attend
as India's delegate the First International Congress on Mental
Hygiene which was held at Washington on 5th May 1930.
This was my second visit to America. The First World Congress
on Mental Hygiene was indeed an epochal event. More than
3,500 persons attended the Congress with 53 countries and all
the six continents represented. The Congress enabled me to
come into contact with the world's celebrities in the field of
psychological medicine and I am highly indebted to the
Government of India for giving me such a unique opportunity
to attend this epochal event and also to the local Government
for having spared my services on deputation to this country.

Papers read on leave.England.—I read a paper at the
Royal Psychological Association of Great Britain and Ireland,
entitled " A Brief Resumé of the Types of Insanity commonly
met with in India with full description of Indian Hemp Insanity
peculiar to the Country". The paper was published by the
Society in its Journal of Mental Science of June 1930.

In Berlin, at the Hospital Charité attached to the Berlin
University, I was requested by the Directorate to read a paper
on " Drug Insanity in India ". The paper was kindly translated
by my wife in German.

During the International lunch of the International
Congress on Mental Hygiene in America, a paper was read by
me at the request of the Programme Committee entitled
" Possible Objectives of International Mental Hygiene".

            J. E. DHUNJIBHOY, MAJOR, I.M.S.,
Superintendent, Indian Mental Hospital, Kanke, Ranchi.

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