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Injured Brains of Medical Minds: Views from Within / Edition 1
     

Injured Brains of Medical Minds: Views from Within / Edition 1

by Narinder Kapur
 

ISBN-10: 0198521448

ISBN-13: 9780198521440

Pub. Date: 01/28/1997

Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA

This volume offers a unique look at the effects of brain damage seen through the eyes of physicians and neuroscientists who have suffered a brain injury or illness. More than 50 personal stories cover a wide range of conditions, including memory, language, and visual disorders, Parkinson's disease, stroke, brain tumor, head injury and epilepsy. An introduction to

Overview

This volume offers a unique look at the effects of brain damage seen through the eyes of physicians and neuroscientists who have suffered a brain injury or illness. More than 50 personal stories cover a wide range of conditions, including memory, language, and visual disorders, Parkinson's disease, stroke, brain tumor, head injury and epilepsy. An introduction to each of these sections provides background information. Each of the personal accounts, written over the past 120 years, is accompanied by commentary by the author which critically examines the experiences of the sufferer, relating them to current issues in clinical neurology and cognitive neuroscience. An overview chapter summarizes the lessons learned from the various sections. Injured Brains of Medical Minds: Views from Within presents extraordinary stories and provides a highly original introduction to neurology and neuropsychology. It is also an invaluable resource for anyone involved in neurological or neuropsychological research.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780198521440
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
01/28/1997
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
454
Product dimensions:
9.75(w) x 6.94(h) x 1.13(d)

Table of Contents

1. Memory Disorders
2. Language Disorders
3. Visual Disorders
4. Parkinson's Disease
5. Brain Tumour
6. Stroke
7. Head Injury
8. Epilepsy

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