The Lobotomist

The Lobotomist

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Walter J. Freeman ranks as one of the most scorned physicians of the 20th century. Many people still believe a number of myths about his lobotomies. Yet, many important medical figures during Freeman's time lent their support to his work. This intriguing biography offers a profound look into the life of a complex scientific genius.aquot; --aquot;Los Angeles Timesaquot; aquot;Fascinating . . . an important and disturbing contribution to the history of psychiatry.aquot; --aquot;New Statesmanaquot; aquot;Captivating. . . . No history of modern psychiatry is complete without this story.

Title:The Lobotomist
Author:Jack El-Hai
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2007-02-09


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