The neurological patient in history / edited by L. Stephen Jacyna and Stephen T. Casper.

Format
Book
Language
English
Published/​Created
Rochester, NY : University of Rochester Press, 2012.
Description
viii, 264 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.

Details

Subject(s)
Nervous systemDiseasesHistory [Browse]
Related name
Series
  • Rochester studies in medical history. [More in this series]
  • Rochester studies in medical history, 1526-2715
Bibliographic references
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents
The patient's pitch : the neurologist, the tuning fork, and textbook knowledge / Stephen T. Casper -- Neurological patients as experimental subjects : epilepsy studies in the United States / Ellen Dwyer -- Speaking for yourself : the medico-legal aspects of aphasia in nineteenth-century Britain / Marjorie Perlman Lorch -- The spouse, the neurological patient, and doctors / Katrina Gatley -- Disappearing in plain sight : public roles of people with dementia in the meaning and politics of Alzheimer's disease / Jesse F. Ballenger -- The cursing patient : neuropsychiatry confronts Tourette's syndrome, 1825-2008 / Howard I. Kushner -- The psychasthenic poet : Robert Nichols and his neurologists / L. Stephen Jacyna -- The encephalitis lethargica patient as a window on the soul / Paul Foley -- Neuropatients in historyland / Roger Cooter -- The neurological patient in history : a commentary / Max Stadler.
ISBN
  • 9781580464123 (hardcover : alk. paper)
  • 1580464122 (hardcover : alk. paper)
LCCN
2011047390
OCLC
742510422
RCP
C - S