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The Naked Lady Who Stood on Her Head: A Psychiatrist's Stories of His Most Bizarre Cases
     

The Naked Lady Who Stood on Her Head: A Psychiatrist's Stories of His Most Bizarre Cases

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by Gary Small
 

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“Stories of human behavior at its most extreme….With humor, compassion, empathy, and insight, Small searches for and finds the humanity that lies hidden under even the most bizarre symptoms.”
—Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind

A psychiatrist’s stories of his most bizarre cases, The

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“Stories of human behavior at its most extreme….With humor, compassion, empathy, and insight, Small searches for and finds the humanity that lies hidden under even the most bizarre symptoms.”
—Daniel H. Pink, author of Drive and A Whole New Mind

A psychiatrist’s stories of his most bizarre cases, The Naked Lady Who Stood on Her Head by Gary Small, M.D., and Gigi Vorgan—co-authors of The Memory Bible—offers a fascinating and highly entertaining look into the peculiarities of the human mind. In the vein of The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Awakenings, and the other bestselling works of Oliver Sacks, The Naked Lady Who Stood on Her Head surprises, enthralls, and illuminates as it focuses on medical mysteries that would stump and amaze the brilliant brains on House, M.D.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780062014009
Publisher:
HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date:
09/28/2010
Sold by:
HARPERCOLLINS
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
288
Sales rank:
425,109
File size:
397 KB

Meet the Author

Dr. Gary Small is a professor of psychiatry at UCLA’s David Geffen School of Medicine and director of the UCLA Longevity Center at the university’s Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior. He and Gigi Vorgan are the authors of iBrain, The Memory Prescription, The Longevity Bible, and The Memory Bible.

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Other Side of the Couch: A Psychiatrist Solves His Most Unusual Cases 3.8 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 10 reviews.
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Interesting read, but the only thing bizarre about this book is the fact that none of the cases discussed were really all that strange. Sure, a few where, but the majority were semi-typical and a little boring. I was expecting much more from this book.
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