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Agras, W. Stewart

I was born in London, on May 17, 1929. The most important early influence was that of my family, which, being medically oriented, determined my initial career choice. My education history includes Middlesex Hospital, London (now University College School of Medicine, 1950–1956). Because there was no formal psychiatry training program in the United Kingdom at that time, I entered the program at McGill University, Canada (1956–1962). During this time, I completed a residency in adult psychiatry, 1 year of child psychiatry, and 2 years of fellowship at the Montreal Children's Hospital. During my residency, two individuals stood out as professional model influences. The first was Eric Wittkower, a psychoanalyst who was interested in psychosomatic medicine and aroused my curiosity about the interaction between the ...

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