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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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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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Psychosurgery: damaging the brain to save the mind

Joann Ellison Rodgers - Medical - 1992 - 249 pages
A history of psychosurgery from icepick lobotomies to present techniques examines the pros and cons of such surgery and reviews the types of procedures used, assessing the ...
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