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Jelliffe, Smith Ely

Jelliffe, Smith Ely jĕ´lĭf [key], 1866–1945, American neurologist and psychiatrist, b. New York City, M.D. Columbia, 1889. He was consultant at Manhattan State Hospital and at Kings Park State Hospital. He served as managing editor of the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease and as joint editor of the Psychoanalytic Review and of the Nervous and Mental Disease monograph series, for which he wrote several volumes. He translated foreign works in his field, and with W. A. White wrote Diseases of the Nervous System (6th ed., 1935). He testified for Harry K. Thaw at the latter's trial for the murder (1906) of Stanford White .

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