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The War of the Soups and the Sparks: The Discovery of Neurotransmitters and ...

Elliot S. Valenstein - Medical - 2013 - 237 pages
The War of the Soups and the Sparks tells the engaging story of the dispute between the pharmacologists who uncovered the first evidence that nerves communicate by releasing ...
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The Lobotomist: A Maverick Medical Genius and His Tragic Quest to Rid the ...

Jack El-Hai - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 368 pages
Walter J. Freeman ranks as one of the most scorned physicians of the 20th century. Many people still believe a number of myths about his lobotomies. Yet, many important medical ...
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The Lobotomy Letters: The Making of American Psychosurgery

Mical Raz - Medical - 2013 - 166 pages
Drawing from original correspondence penned by lobotomy patients and their families as well as from the professional papers of lobotomy pioneer and neurologist Walter Freeman ...
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Last Resort: Psychosurgery and the Limits of Medicine

Jack D. Pressman - Medical - 2002 - 576 pages
This book, first published in 1998, revisits the period in the 1940s and 1950s when many Americans were operated on for mental illness.
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