New York: New York Academy of Medicine, January 28, 1943.
Softcover. First edition. Small quarto. 163pp. Printed wrappers. Ownership stamp and signature of a noted American psychologist on the title page, as well as the stamp of United Seamen's Service, Inc. Wrappers worn and creased, penciled price on cover, X-shaped exterior tape repair on lower wrap over a scrape that has caused a small abrasion or V-shaped tear on the last three leaves, sound but good only. Medical Studies on Merchant Seamen, Number 1.
The conference, held January 28, 1943, was sponsored by the Medical Program of the War Shipping Administration (RMO) and United Seamen's Service, Inc., under the guidance of the United States Public Health Service. In attendance were the Surgeon General, Brigadier General of the Army Medical Corps., and pioneering trauma psychologist Dr. Abram Kardiner, among many others. Uncommon.