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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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