Minnesota Psychiatry in the Mid-to-Late Twentieth Century Oral History Project: Interview with John Regan, M.D.
Description Dr. Regan was a private practice psychiatrist in Minneapolis for most of his career. He was the only psychiatrist president of the Minnesota Medical Association, an honor that he achieved in 1973. He had all of his training in Minneapolis; he was a family practitioner for a short time following his Navy service in WWII. He practiced in Hawaii for a few years after his psychiatric training in Minnesota, and then returned to Minnesota for the rest of his career. In this interview, he describes his practice and practice philosophy, with different treatment approaches. He also expresses concern about the social attitudes about mental illness, and some specific need for training psychiatrists.
Quantity 17 pages transcript
Format Content Category: text
Creation Interviewer: Sukov, Dr. Marvin
Interviewee: Regan, Dr. John
Dates Creation: 03/15/1979
Holding Type Oral History - Interview
Identifiers OH 124
Accession Number AV2011.14.24
Related Collections Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Minnesota Psychiatry in the Mid-to-Late Twentieth Century Oral History Project'

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