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Meyer

 [mi´er]
Adolf (1866–1950). Swiss-born psychiatrist in the United States who directed the development of the Henry Phipps Psychiatric Clinic at Johns Hopkins University. His major contributions include propounding the theory of psychobiology, standardizing case histories, and reforming mental health institutions (which were called “insane asylums” at that time).

Mey·er

(mī'ĕr),
Adolf, U.S. psychiatrist, 1866-1950. See: Meyer-Archambault loop.

Mey·er

(mī'ĕr),
Edmund V., German laryngologist, 1864-1931. See: Meyer cartilages.

Mey·er

(mī'ĕr),
Georg H., Swiss anatomist, 1815-1892. See: Meyer line, Meyer sinus.

Mey·er

(mī'ĕr),
Hans H., German pharmacologist, 1853-1939. See: Meyer-Overton rule, Meyer-Overton theory of narcosis.

Mey·er

(mī'ĕr),
Willy, U.S. surgeon, 1858-1932. See: Meyer reagent.

Meyer, Adolf

[mi′er]
Etymology: 1866-1950
Swiss-born psychiatrist in the United States who directed the development of the Henry Phipps Psychiatric Clinic at Johns Hopkins University. His major contributions include propounding the theory of psychobiology, standardizing case histories, and reforming mental health institutions (which were called "insane asylums" at that time).
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But Meyer achieves it with a clear professor's tone combined with jaunty self-effacement and a willingness to honestly appraise when he was right and when he was wrong.
Helzel, a former SS man in Meyer's regiment, had confidently told Canadian interrogators that Meyer had exhorted his troops not to take prisoners.
In chapters covering the late 19th century through the 1960s (with a brief afterward on the period since), Meyer spins gripping tales of white efforts to create and maintain racially segregated neighborhoods and African American efforts to transcend imposed boundaries.
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1) Keswick incorporated a variety of ingredients with which Meyer identified, including the search for a deeper experience of God, the desire for pandenominational spirituality, the call to wide-ranging missionary endeavor, and a theology in tune with the Romantic ethos of the time.