Brain On Fire My Month Of Madness

Author: Susannah Cahalan
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141975350
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It is also the story of how one brilliant man, Syria-born Dr Najar, finally proved - using a simple pen and paper - that Susannah's psychotic behaviour was caused by a rare autoimmune disease attacking her brain.

Brain On Fire 101 Amazing Facts You Didn T Know

Author: G Whiz
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ISBN: 1498975690
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Susannah Cahalan won the Silurian Award of Excellence in 2009 for her article
detailing her illness, which was entitled "My Mysterious Lost Month of Madness."
54. Susannah Cahalan became the first person to ever be diagnosed with
NMDAR encephalitis at NYU Medical Center. 55. A week after treatment for
NMDAR encephalitis, Cahalan was released from the hospital. Six months after
her hospital release, she was still taking steroid medication, but she was mostly
recovered and ...

The Book Of Madness And Cures

Author: Regina O'Melveny
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 1848547080
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Others argue that she is composed of seas. Aristotle thought she marked the
beginning of the imperishable ether stars and the end of the mutable spheres—
earth, air, water, and fire. I am only too mutable here in the desert, my watery
brain drawn to her pull like those shellfish that multiply exuberant/y in her light.
But I am also at a border. This life is my changing element, the sand beyond, my
imperishable mind. I am too small for myself. All my life l've wrestled with increase
, decrease, ...

Journal Of Psychological Medicine

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Both amongst ancients and moderns it has been the practice to accuse study, as
one of the most frequent causes of madness. Fernelius and Arculanus enumerate
"study, contemplation, and ... Tis but the other month a young Scotchman died in
London, worn out, his mind a blank from literary toil. And who can doubt it?
Angus B. Beach — a clever, witty fellow he was ... more, more, sets the cerebral
mass ' on fire.' ' My brain is burning — I can bear life no longer !' said the author of
the ...

The Journal Of Psychological Medicine And Mental Pathology

Author: Forbes Winslow, M.D., D.C.L. Oxon
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both in body and in soul, while it qualifies none the better either for business,
knowledge, usefulness, or enjoyment, but rather, together with the influence of
the money valuation of intellect, causes the most heroic spirits of the age to hang
upon public opinion and the state of the market " We know that determination
must vastly excite the brain, when the student or the statesman is induced, by
desire for doubtful distinction, to spend his days and nights in the distractions of
alternate ...

The Journal Of Psychological Medicine And Mental Pathology

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“We know that determination must vastly excite the brain, when the student or the
statesman is induced, by desire for doubtful distinction, to spend his days and
nights in the distractions of alternate hopes and fears. Under the strain of ... Both
amongst ancients and modems it has been the practice to accuse study, as one
of the most frequent causes of madness Fernelius and ... 'Tis but the other month
a young Scotchman died in London, worn out, his mind a blank from literary toil.

Journal Of Psychological Medicine And Mental Pathology

Author: Forbes Winslow
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Both amongst ancients and moderns it has been the practice to accuse study, as
one of the most frequent causes of madness. Fernelius and Arculanus enumerate
"study, contemplation, ... 'Tis but the other month a young Scotchman died in
London, worn out, his mind a blank from literary toil. And who can doubt it ?
Angus B. Beach — a clever, witty fellow he was ... more, more, sets the cerebral
mass ' on fire.' ' My brain is burning — I can bear life no longer !' □aid the author
nf the Old ...

Modern Flirtations Or A Month At Harrowgate

Author: Catherine Norton Sinclair Forrest
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Not want, nor suffering, nor humiliation—though these are what you consigned
me to—but the bitter agony of being despised and forgotten by yourselfby you for
whom I steeped my very soul in guilt! You start! ... Madness and despair drove me
on! ... A whispering sound is in my ears, desolate and dreary thoughts, and fearful
dreams, darkness, poverty, and solitude; my pillow is a pillow of fire; my brain is
scorched—wherever I turn, dead eyes are staring in their sockets at me.