Disturbances of the Mind
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Disturbances of the Mind

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This volume reconstructs the lives of 12 psychiatrists and neurologists whose names have become synonymous with a disease, syndrome, or autistic disorder.
Hardcover, 360 pages
Published January 1st 2010 by Cambridge University Press (first published 2006)
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Arda H. Civelek
As Oliver Sacks, author of "The Man who Mistook His Wife for a Hat", said, "One can open this book at any chapter - but having done so, one cannot put it down. Disturbances of the Mind, combining deep learning with beguiling narrative, and full of fascinating information and ideas, is one of those rare books that will delight professionals and public alike."

It is a beautifully written book regarding various illnesses ranging from Bonnet Syndrome to Alzheimer’s, with an entire range of brain dise...more
Mina Saher
رغم أن الكتاب يبدو مشوقاً لكني زهقت منه و لن أكمله للأسف.
Ani Artinyan
Книгата е много, много добре написана и отразява раждането и развитието на някои известни епоними в неврологията и психиатрията. Давам и 3 звезди не защото я смятам за посредствена, а защото в момента съм склонна да оценявам високо предимно неща, които ме вълнуват, а не просто интересуват :)
Kara Larson
Started out somewhat slow, then gained momentum. Interesting reading for anyone in the medical field who has learned about or cared for patients with these conditions. However, not nearly as accessible or entertaining as books by Oliver Sacks.
I really enjoyed this - each chapter takes an eponymous neurological disorder, and tells how the disease came to have that name. Interestingly it rarely seems that the disease is named after the most deserving person!
Świetne i wciągające. Nic na to nie poradzę, że skojarzyło mi się z http://tajemnicemedycyny.pl
Много интересна и информативна книга.
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