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The lobotomy letters : the making of American psychosurgery /

The Lobotomy Letters gives an account of the widespread acceptance of this controversial procedure. 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, the volume reconstructs...

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Main Author: Raz, Mical.
Format: Online Book
Language:English
Published: Rochester, N.Y. : University of Rochester Press, 2013.
Series:Rochester studies in medical history.
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Online Access:Online version
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Table of Contents:
  • From French neurology to American lobotomy
  • Locating holism
  • Between the ego and the ice pick
  • An active docility : reconstructing the clinical encounter
  • A surgically induced childhood
  • Lobotomized, in good working condition.