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Disturbances of the mind

Author: D Draaisma
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Sergei Korsakoff, Alois Alzheimer, James Parkinson, Hans Asperger and other eminent scientists, are all names which have become synonymous with a disease, a syndrome, or an autistic disorder. Although the names of these psychiatrists and neurologists are familiar, we often know little about the individuals themselves and the circumstances surrounding their discoveries. What exactly did they discover, and who were  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: D Draaisma
ISBN: 9780521509664 0521509661
OCLC Number: 351329780
Language Note: Translated from the Dutch.
Description: v, 360 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
Contents: Towards dusk the images appear: Bonnet syndrome --
A tormenting round of tremors: Parkinson's disease --
Phineas Gage's posthumous stroll: the Gage matrix --
The Celestine prophesy: Broca's area --
Sparks from a Leyden jar: Jackson's epilepsy --
Siberian brandy: Korsakoff syndrome --
Go to hell, idiot! Gilles de la Tourette syndrome --
A labyrinth of tangles: Alzheimer's disease --
The Mercator of neurology: Brodmann's areas --
The headquarters of madness: Clérambault syndrome --
A cup of tea for the doppelgänger: Capgras syndrome --
Little professors: Asperger syndrome --
The Cardan suspension of science.
Other Titles: Ontregelde geesten.
Responsibility: Douwe Draaisma ; translated by Barbara Fasting.
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Reconstructs the lives of twelve psychiatrists and neurologists whose names have become synonymous with a disease, syndrome, or autistic disorder.  Read more...

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