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  • Book Reviews
  • Posted in Book Reviews

  • 11th Aug 2013

  • Literary Medicine: Brain Disease and Doctors in Novels, Theater, and Film (Frontiers of Neurology and Neuroscience volume 31) If it is the case that “Medicine is fundamentally narrative”, as suggested by Kathleen Montgomery Hunter in Doctors’ Stories. The narrative structure of medical knowledge (Princeton University Press, 1991:5), then the kinship of medical practice with the […]

  • Book Review
  • Posted in Book Reviews

  • 29th May 2013

  • Reviews of useful and interesting books in the field of neurology, neuroscience and rehabilitation. In this issue: Fast Facts: Epilepsy

  • Book Reviews
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  • 12th Mar 2013

  • Physical Comorbidities of Dementia Canonical definitions of dementia, like that enshrined in the Diagnostic and statistical manual of mental disorders (DSM-IV-TR, 2000), acknowledge that the dementia syndrome may be associated inter alia with such features as functional decline, falls, sleep disturbance, and epileptic seizures, as well as the cognitive decline. These physical comorbidities of dementia […]