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Madness and the brain

by Solomon H. Snyder

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  • 17 Currently reading

Published by McGraw-Hill in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Psychopharmacology,
  • Psychopharmacology -- Popular works

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statement[by] Solomon H. Snyder.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsRC483 .S57
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 295 p.
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5415899M
    ISBN 100070595208
    LC Control Number73007763

    Dr. Stanley Prusiner talked about his book, Madness and Memory: The Discovery of Prions - A New Biological Principle of Disease, in which he chronicles his discovery of prions, infectious proteins.   Susannah Cahalan is the award-winning, New York Times bestselling author of Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, a memoir about her struggle with a rare autoimmune disease of the brain. She writes for the New York Post. Her work has also been featured in the New York Times, Scientific American Magazine, Glamour, Psychology Today, and other publications.. She lives in Brookl/5(4).

    An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller—and inspiration for the major motion picture starring Chloë Grace Moretz—that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity. — Daniel Goldin, Boswell Book Company, Milwaukee, WI Description An award-winning memoir and instant New York Times bestseller—and inspiration for the major motion picture starring Chloë Grace Moretz—that goes far beyond its riveting medical mystery, Brain on Fire is the powerful account of one woman’s struggle to recapture her identity.

      Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness, by Susannah Cahalan: Kathy: 10 AM Damage: Discussion Questions for Brain on Fire My Month of Madness: Cynthia: 2 AM brain on fire: Allison: 1 AM Bookworm Bitches: June Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness: Michelle: 49 A gripping memoir and medical suspense story about a young New York Post reporter’s struggle with a rare and terrifying disease, opening a new window into the fascinating world of brain day in , twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan woke up alone in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak.


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