Nebraska Authors

Jack R. Anderson

AKA: Dr. Jack Anderson

Born 1918-06-07

Died 2006-03-11

Places Lived

Berkeley, CA
Heidelberg, GERMANY
San Francisco, CA
Lincoln, NE

Author Of

  • Nonfiction


Mental Health; Mental Illness; State Hospitals


University of California at Berkeley
M.D, magna cum laude, Heidelberg University, Heidelberg, GERMANY
Residency, Letterman General Hospital, San Francisco, CA


Psychiatric Ward Attendant
Social Case Worker
Prison Counselor
Clinical Psychiatrist
Director of State Institutions, NE
Superintendent of American State Hospital and Director of Regional Medical Health Programs

Places Worked

Director of Military Neuro-Psychiatric Centers in Vietnam and Europe
Vietnam State Hospital, Bien Hoa, Vietnam, and Cong Hoa Hospital, Saigon, Consultant


Graduated magna cum laude from Heidelberg University
Graduated with highest honors in psychology from University of California at Berkeley


The Great Mental Health Copout. 1972.

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