SUiNDAY, JANUARY 30, 1927
THE MICHIGAN DAILY
THF. Mrl V lr T-ITAN f ilATTYL
DUCLAIM SUICIDES DUECRUISER GE RMIDAA G!_xc
I FLORIDA BY INLAND WATERWAYS Requests
TO MENTAL TROUBLES Ecag
.. Teatmient Ne~cssary In ta',es }":.*'-c ii~ 1'ei
Of fentnl JDepressionu .ytaa 1 '2j .?iSit*'
,..: "..:":4:. :i: :::::.....ai11 an exchange
DECRIES SOCIALSTIOMA t* tm(
.:, x:: andi sociology b' ein
Mental ailments more than a ay- :; ; 't ur;n f;."..:>'r;:":a::.p;ro :::::.:::.,.
thing else are to blame for the res:ent ::::i§::::::2Y f 'tOl fteI
orgy of self-inflicted deaths which has r ,~;
left its:iimark on several An e:Ican............
univrsiiesrecently, according to Dr.
Louis L. Thurstone, of the deparlUment
of psychology in the University of ...:":. ... ::1:t~l." " '';: ;^yk___ .. .i'.''v
Chicago. He advocates psychki tric! ' __' _ ::
treatment for cases of mental depres-
sion :which he believes to be a serious Cetajpe
illness comparable to physical ill-
ness. h111,Iasen," 42-foot. cruiser of Mit'. and Mrs. Chis ias~ie' ~re
"Sucids aonguniersty tu lefs PETERSBURG, Fla , Jan. 29.-"On to Florida via ln and W>
are caused at least in part by, the is the new slogan.
public attitude toward mental illness; Mr. and Mrs. Lassen of Cedar Lake, Indl., can expia'n he-,v.
and insanity," declared Dr. Thu rstone;'
" mental illness should not be ceausel' They have ari ved at St. Petersburg after cruising in their 42-[o ,t
for social stigma. As soon as we bridge-deck from Cedar Lake, Inc., using the fofLowing route frcom Lake
have any physical ailment we consid-; Michigan: Chicago Drainage Canal, Illinois and Mrississippi Rtivers, Gulf
er pit a matter of common sense and Hof Mexico, thence, the inland waterways route along the shores of Louisiania, I
good judgment to seek medical ad- . Alabama and western Florida.
vice, but mental troubles which arel
serious enough to become pathological for every case of pathological depres- must then handle these cases without
are not usually so handled." sion or other mental illness, and we social stigma'."
"The difficulty," continued Dr.-----
Thurston'e, "is that there is a general
tendency to hide mental troubles rather = hnose ep o hm msr
thn osekep ortem Ia6sr
that most of the suicides among uni-.
versity students could be prevented if
every case of pathological depression
were referred to a competent psychi-
atrist for advice. Recovery is quite
Commenting on the suicides them- y See Vs G
selves, Dr. Thurstone said: "Student *Fo.1op-0
suiides are not necessarily instant.:' ForsHop
They suffer from a depression which Fvr
in the absence of psychiatric aid hass,
got the upper hand. These pathologi-'
cal depressions sometimes strike very' E lli;"
,"Sometimes," concluded the doctor,
"it is a revelation and a consolation
to a student with mental difficulty to ioi
discover that thousands of other peo--
ple have had exactly the same trouble.
The first thing that we must do is to'
get competent psychiatric assistance
t fMexico will send. here a professor 1tute~sT k f urdi h 0yr ah hl h
University~t et a eT ss qie nte5 adcah hl h
(nMexican arclhaeology, anthropology,, broad-jump test is five feet, six inches.
Lite F rLatin-American' history, or the Span- rih sclT a The baseball throw must carry from
ishtltguae an literature. yIn this y ning home plate to second base, while an
P-rofe ssor ase, each inivrst; r will provide the .utnTeJa.2.fiere eight foot wall provides the climbing
. A u s i n , e x . J a n 2 9 . D e f n i t e r e - t e s t .
compensation of thE professor whom eetsiphscltann mst SR UL Ruia-oor ae
,was mate toayit sends to the other country. SRPL usa-otr r
~'smcctdy In coninection witl i this same offer, be met by students at the Ujniversity ve yasrnedsaewihi
its ffc, ha teis one for four full student fellow- Iof Texas just as in the other core-prevlen y tangte diseaierhihi
yof Mexico is seek- ships covering tuit ion, board, and,I of study. Students failing to pass the tributary, of the "Volga. Attacks are
of professors with: lodging for American students 1,.0 examinations are given special train-j accompanied by cramps and violent
en in the fields of: study any of the above-mentioned sv.b- ing to fit them to pass tests in the convulsions, which cause the belie,,
science, economics, jects. These fellowships are to, beI four fundamentals in physical train- that it may be due to the fact tha.t
g preferred. In r- established in return for four to be! ing: running, jumping, climbing and? peasants mix ergot hh$2
ir sent by Michigan offered by American colleges and un - throwing. -.-
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