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The Prevention of Mental Illness in Primary Care

BMJ 1996; 313 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.313.7055.501 (Published 24 August 1996) Cite this as: BMJ 1996;313:501
  1. Christopher Dowrick

    Ed Tony Kendrick, Andre Tylee, Paul Freeling Cambridge University Press, £27.95, pp 398 ISBN 0 521 57648 2

    The prevention of mental illness has much in common with the prevention of terrorism—it is a goal that is worth pursuing, to use T S Eliot's words, “not for the good that it will do, but that nothing may be left undone on the margins of the impossible.”

    Kendrick and his colleagues have produced a volume that comes as close as is currently possible to …

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