Brain On Fire

Author: Susannah Cahalan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451621396
Size: 75.51 MB
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In a swift and breathtaking narrative, Susannah tells the astonishing true story of her descent into madness, her family’s inspiring faith in her, and the lifesaving diagnosis that nearly didn’t happen. “A fascinating look at the ...

Brain On Fire

Author: Susannah Cahalan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 145162137X
Size: 65.13 MB
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An account of the author's struggle with a rare brain-attacking autoimmune disease traces how she woke up in a hospital room with no memory of baffling psychotic symptoms, describing the last-minute intervention by a doctor who identified ...

Brain On Fire

Author: Susannah Cahalan
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ISBN: 9780606356695
Size: 64.25 MB
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An account of the author's struggle with a rare brain-attacking autoimmune disease traces how she woke up in a hospital room with no memory of baffling psychotic symptoms, describing the last-minute intervention by a doctor who identified ...

Brain On Fire

Author: Susannah Cahalan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451621388
Size: 44.65 MB
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My Month of Madness Susannah Cahalan. Along with the violent tonic—clonic
seizure, it turned out I had also been experiencing complex partial seizures
because of overstim— ulation in my temporal lobes, generally considered to be
the most “ticklish” part of the brain. The temporal lobe houses the ancient
structures of the hippocampus and the amygdala, the parts of the brain
responsible for emotion and memory. The symptoms from this type of seizure can
range from a “Christmas ...

Life After Encephalitis

Author: Ava Easton
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317538374
Size: 34.62 MB
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The book will also be useful for considering narratives associated with brain injuries from other causes, for example traumatic brain injury.

Hurry Down Sunshine

Author: Michael Greenberg
Publisher: A&C Black
ISBN: 1408813645
Size: 18.15 MB
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Touching, memorable and unsentimental, Hurry Down Sunshine is partly an insightful exploration of what mental illness has come to mean in our culture, and partly a moving memoir about how one family learns to cope with the prejudice and ...

Brains On Fire

Author: Robbin Phillips
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9780470872277
Size: 46.62 MB
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. . If you want to lead a movement, start with this book."—Dan Heath, coauthor of Switch and Made to Stick "Enter Brains on Fire.

The Memory Palace

Author: Mira Bartok
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 9781439183335
Size: 56.19 MB
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Through stunning prose and original art, The Memory Palace captures the love between mother and daughter, the complex meaning of truth, and family’s capacity for forgiveness “People have abandoned their loved ones for much less than ...

A Stitch Of Time

Author: Lauren Marks
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1451697511
Size: 11.99 MB
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"An eloquent memoir of a 27 year old actress who suffered a massive brain aneurysm onstage at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, and awoke to discover that she had aphasia, a rare condition in which one loses the ability to speak, read and ...

Professor Cromer Learns To Read

Author: Janet M. Cromer
Publisher: AuthorHouse
ISBN: 1449064205
Size: 56.28 MB
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The universality of our situation transcends diagnosis and age to salute the human spirit. Please visit www.janetcromer.com to read advance praise for the book.