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Title Injured brains of medical minds : views from within / compiled and edited by Narinder Kapur.
Imprint Oxford [England] ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1997.

Subject Brain -- Diseases -- Case studies.
Neurologists -- Diseases -- Case studies.
Brain Diseases.
Brain Injuries.
Alt Name Kapur, Narinder.
Description xvi, 426 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [417]-421) and index.
ISBN 0198521448 (hbk)
OCLC # 34894483
Table of Contents
1Memory disorders3
  Poor memory: a case report / M. Meltzer8
  Did I remove that gallbladder? / H. L. Klawans21
  Looking after a patient with Alzheimer's disease / M. J. Morgan35
  Busman's holiday Dr X.38
  Clinical interviews39
2Language disorders49
  On being bereft of speech / F. W. Andrewes53
  A physician's account of his own aphasia / R. H. Rose59
  Auto-observation of aphasia / W. Riese71
  Notes from an aphasic psychologist, or different strokes for different folks / C. S. Moss76
  The accident and the ensuing six months / C. S. Moss82
  Recovery at twelve months / C. S. Moss90
  Two years later / C. S. Moss96
  A personal case history of transient anomia / M. H. Ashcraft104
3Visual disorders117
  Patterns of cerebral integration indicated by the scotomas of migraine / K. S. Lashley121
  Visual hallucinations following viral encephalitis: a self report / K. Mize129
  Recovery from occipital stroke: a sell report and an inquiry into visual processes / B. Kolb138
  Visual field effects of classical migraine / D. B. Boles154
4Parkinson's disease165
  Parkinsonism Anonymous169
  Inside Parkinsonism ... a psychiatrist's personal experience / C. Todes172
  Somatopsychic / C. Todes174
  Alleviation of severe emotional symptoms by carbidopalevodopa, MSD, in a Parkinson's patient: a personal report 'J. Doe'177
  Parkinson's disease / D. B. Hackell179
  Parkinson's disease / L. B. Guss181
  On being a Parkinsonian / A. W. S. Thompson185
  Parkinson's disease: doctors as patients / J. Williams200
5Brain tumour217
  Cerebral tumour Anonymous220
  Pituitary cyst Anonymous224
  An astrocytoma / L. Arthur226
  In memory of a brian tumour / J. A. McCool228
  Brain tumour / J. A. McCool231
  Life without a cerebellum / C. Mainwaring238
  Life without a cerebellum: update / C. Mainwaring240
  The language disorders / M. Buck246
  Self-observations and neuro-anatomical considerations after a stroke / A. Brodal251
  Personal view / D. Kyle270
  How my teaching about the management of stroke would change after my own / T. H. Howell272
  My experience had a famous name / D. Goldberg276
  A personal account by a sufferer from a stroke / P. Smithells279
  Memoir of a thinking radish / P. Medawar283
  On the receiving end / F. Coubrough290
7Head injury295
  Thirty-three months of recovery from trauma: a subjective report. Closed brain injury / W. L. LaBaw298
  Cerebral concussion / L. R. Freedman307
  Neurosurgeon as victim / L. F. Marshall, R. M. Ruff313
  What does it feel like to be brain damaged? / F. R. Linge317
  Faith, hope, and love: nontraditional therapy in recovery from serious head injury, a personal account / F. R. Linge324
  Brain injury: a personal view / A. E. Ostrum341
  The locked-in syndrome - comments from a survivor / A. E. Ostrum342
  On a particular variety of epilepsy ('intellectual aura'), one case with symptoms of organic brain disease / H. Hughlings-Jackson351
  A prognostic and therapeutic indication in epilepsy 'Quaerens'360
  Case of epilepsy with tasting movements and 'dreamy state' - very small patch of softening in the left uncinate gyrus / J. Hughlings-Jackson, W. S. Colman361
  The story of my epilepsy: the fortunate fate of a stubborn fool / J. P. Darling372
  Epilepsy Anonymous (1952)380
  Epilepsy Anonymous (1977)384
  My life with epilepsy / C. Morris386
  Epilepsy in my life / J. Lisyak389
  Life with epilepsy: 1960-1992 / K. R. Kaufman394
  To not be afraid / K. R. Kaufman395
 Acknowledgements of sources417
 Subject index423

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