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Donald Ewen Cameron, British psychiatrist.


Cameron, Donald Ewen was born on December 24, 1901 in Bridge of Allan, Scotland. Son of Duncan and Margaret Isabel (Conacher) Cameron.


Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery, U. Glasgow, 1924, M.D. with distinction, 1936. D.P.M., U. London, 1926.


Assistant physician Glasgow Royal Mental Hospital, 1925-1926. Henderson research scholar in psychiatry Johns Hopkins, 1926-1928. Volontairarzt Burgholzli Clinic, Zurich, Switzerland, 1928-1929.

Physician charge reception unit Province Mental Hospital, Brandon, Manitoba, Canada, 1929-1936. Senior research psychiatrist Worcester (Massachusetts) Eastern State Hospital, 1936-1937, resident director research, 1937-1938. Professor neurology and psychiatry Albany Medical College, also neurologist and psychiatrist in chief Albany Hospital, 1938-1943.

Professor department chairman psychiatry McGill University, also psychiatrist in chief Royal Victoria Hospital, director Allan Memorial Institute Psychiatry, Montreal, 1943-1967. Consultant psychiatrist Montreal General Hospital. Director psychiatry and aging research labs.

Veterans Administration Hospital., Albany, New York, 1964-1967. Research professor of psychiatry Albany Medical College, 1964-1964.


  • Other Work

    • Author: Objective and Experimental Psychiatry, 1935. Remembering, 1947

    • Life is for Living, 1948. General Psychotherapy: Dynamics and Procedures, 1950.

      Psychotherapy in Action, 1968. Contributor professional Loudonville New York.


Member expert advisory panel mental health World Health Organization, 1952-1967. Member board examiners American Psychiatric Association, 1938-1939, board psychiatric examiners State New York, 1941-1943. Honorary president Manfred Sakel Foundation Diplomate American Board Psychiatry and Neurology.

Fellow New York Academy of Medicine, American Psychiatric Association (president 1952-1953), Royal College Physicians and Surgeons Canada. Member American Medical Association, British, Quebec Industrial, Canadian medical associations, World Federation Mental Health, Royal Medico-Psychological Association (honorary), American Association for the Advancement of Science, Association Research Nervous and Mental Disease, Quebec Psychiatric Association (president), American Psychopath. Association (president 1962-1963), World (president 1961-1966), Canadian, Quebec (president 1956-1957) psychiatric associations, Society Biological Psychiatry president 1965-1966).


Married Jean Carruthers Rankine, August 5, 1933. Children: Duncan Hume, Airlie A. C., D. Stuart, James R. Intern, resident surgeon Glasgow Mental Infirmary, 1924-1925.

Duncan Cameron

Margaret Isabel (Conacher) Cameron

Jean Carruthers Rankine

Duncan Hume Cameron

Airlie A. C. Cameron

D. Stuart Cameron

James R. Intern Cameron

resident surgeon Glasgow Mental Infirmary Cameron

1924-1925 Cameron