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American Lobotomy
Language: en
Pages: 220
Authors: Jenell Johnson
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-10-17 - Publisher: University of Michigan Press

Traces how the meanings of a barbaric surgical procedure emerged, accrued and transformed within medicine and public culture in the U.S.
The Lobotomy Letters
Language: en
Pages: 166
Authors: Mical Raz
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: University Rochester Press

Drawing from original correspondence penned by lobotomy patients and their families as well as from the professional papers of lobotomy pioneer and neurologist
Lobotomy Nation
Language: en
Pages: 456
Authors: Jesper Vaczy Kragh
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-10-09 - Publisher: Springer Nature

This book tells the story of one of medicine’s most (in)famous treatments: the neurosurgical operation commonly known as lobotomy. Invented by Portuguese neur
Electroconvulsive Therapy in America
Language: en
Pages: 172
Authors: Jonathan Sadowsky
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-11-03 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Electroconvulsive Therapy is widely demonized or idealized. Some detractors consider its very use to be a human rights violation, while some promoters depict it
The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health
Language: en
Pages: 404
Authors: Greg Eghigian
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-04-07 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The Routledge History of Madness and Mental Health explores the history and historiography of madness from the ancient and medieval worlds to the present day. G
The American Ecclesiastical Review
Language: en
Pages: 534
Authors: Herman Joseph Heuser
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: 1948 - Publisher:

America Fooled
Language: en
Pages: 540
Authors: Timothy Scott
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006 - Publisher: Argo Publishing, LLC

Discusses the chemical imbalance theory, the FDA drug approval process and the influence of the pharmaceutical industry, deceptive designs of drug studies, long
Mad in America
Language: en
Pages: 368
Authors: Robert Whitaker
Categories: Psychology
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001-12-14 - Publisher: Hachette UK

In Mad in America, medical journalist Robert Whitaker reveals an astounding truth: Schizophrenics in the United States fare worse than those in poor countries,
The development of deep brain stimulation for neurological and psychiatric disorders: clinical, societal and ethical issues
Language: en
Pages:
Authors: Thomas E. Schlaepfer
Categories:
Type: BOOK - Published: - Publisher: Frontiers E-books

To date more than eighty thousand patients worldwide have received deep brain stimulation (DBS), mainly in order to alleviate symptoms of treatment-resistant di
Projecting Paranoia
Language: en
Pages: 358
Authors: Ray Pratt
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Culture America (Paperback)

A wide-ranging and idiosyncratic look at sixty years of politics and film that uncovers how American movies have mirrored and even challenged anxieties and para