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Author Draaisma, D

Common Titl Ontregelde geesten. English
Title Disturbances of the mind / Douwe Draaisma ; translated by Barbara Fasting

Publ Info Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2009
 CCRI-Warwick  RC346 .D73 2009    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  RC346 .D73 2009    AVAILABLE
 URI  RC346 D73 2009    AVAILABLE
 Wheaton Stacks  RC346 .D73 2009    AVAILABLE
1 copy ordered for CCRI-Warwick Orders on 06-15-2011.
Descript v, 360 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Note Includes bibliographical references and index
Contents Towards dusk the images appear: Bonnet syndrome -- A tormenting round of tremors: Parkinson's disease -- Phineas Gage's posthumous stroll: the Gage matrix -- The Celestine prophesy: Broca's area -- Sparks from a Leyden jar: Jackson's epilepsy -- Siberian brandy: Korsakoff syndrome -- Go to hell, idiot! Gilles de la Tourette syndrome -- A labyrinth of tangles: Alzheimer's disease -- The Mercator of neurology: Brodmann's areas -- The headquarters of madness: Clérambault syndrome -- A cup of tea for the doppelgänger: Capgras syndrome -- Little professors: Asperger syndrome -- The Cardan suspension of science
Note Translated from the Dutch
Mesh Subject Nervous System Diseases -- history
Brain -- physiology
History, Modern 1601-
Mental Disorders -- history
Neurology -- history
Psychiatry -- history
LC subject Nervous system -- Diseases -- History
Brain -- Diseases -- History
Neurology -- Research
Brain -- Research
ISBN 9780521509664 (hbk.)
0521509661 (hbk.)