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The Resource The lobotomy letters : the making of American psychosurgery, Mical Raz

The lobotomy letters : the making of American psychosurgery, Mical Raz

Label
The lobotomy letters : the making of American psychosurgery
Title
The lobotomy letters
Title remainder
the making of American psychosurgery
Statement of responsibility
Mical Raz
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The Lobotomy Letters gives an account of the widespread acceptance of this controversial procedure. Drawing from original correspondence penned by lobotomy patients and their families as well as from the professional papers of lobotomy pioneer and neurologist Walter Freeman, the volume reconstructs how physicians, patients, and their families viewed lobotomy and analyzes the reasons for its overwhelming use
Member of
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
E7B
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Raz, Mical
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
Rochester studies in medical history,
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Freeman, Walter
  • Freeman, Walter
  • Freeman, Walter
  • Psychosurgery
  • Psychosurgery
  • Psychology, Pathological
  • Nervous system
  • Mental illness
  • Physicians
  • Psychosurgery
  • Brain
  • Frontal lobotomy
  • MEDICAL
  • MEDICAL
  • Brain
  • Frontal lobotomy
  • Mental illness
  • Nervous system
  • Physicians
  • Psychosurgery
  • United States
  • Psychosurgery
  • History, 20th Century
  • Mental Disorders
  • Neurosurgery
  • Physicians
Label
The lobotomy letters : the making of American psychosurgery, Mical Raz
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-162) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From French neurology to American lobotomy -- Locating holism -- Between the ego and the ice pick -- An active docility : reconstructing the clinical encounter -- A surgically induced childhood -- Lobotomized, in good working condition
Control code
ocn846959005
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 166 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781580468237
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2n67d7
  • ed0ef3f7-9ca1-4252-b674-77224708986a
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)846959005
Label
The lobotomy letters : the making of American psychosurgery, Mical Raz
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 141-162) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
From French neurology to American lobotomy -- Locating holism -- Between the ego and the ice pick -- An active docility : reconstructing the clinical encounter -- A surgically induced childhood -- Lobotomized, in good working condition
Control code
ocn846959005
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 166 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781580468237
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
JSTOR
Other physical details
illustrations
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/ctt2n67d7
  • ed0ef3f7-9ca1-4252-b674-77224708986a
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)846959005

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