Psychoanalysis also emerged mostly unharmed

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Psychoanalysis also emerged mostly unharmed, although this eventual outcome  seemed unlikely during the war. All international congresses were canceled, since half  of the nations represented at the International Psychoanalytic Association's were at war  with nations represented by the other half, and communications between members were  restricted for the same reason. Freud's staunchest supporter in England, Ernest Jones,  managed to smuggle letters through to Vienna, but in general Freud's correspondence  with his psychoanalytic colleagues and followers dwindled. The  Jahrbuch,  the  Association's first journal, disappeared. Only the  Zeitschrift für Psychoanalyse  and  Imago,  the journal for non-medical applications of psychoanalysis, survived, with Freud  doing most of the editing himself. Many psychoanalysts were drafted into the war effort, either as general physicians or as 
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