Amygdaloid neurosurgery for aggressive behaviour, Sydney, 1967-1977: societal, scientific, ethical and other factors.

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OBJECTIVES In 1967, despite escalating international hostility towards psychosurgery, a program of amygdaloid neurosurgery for the reduction of aggressive and self-harming behaviour commenced in Sydney. In this paper, the second of two articles on the Amygdaloid Neurosurgery Project (ANP), we analyse the relative contributions of seven nominated societal… (More)
DOI: 10.1080/10398560902952458

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@article{White2009AmygdaloidNF, title={Amygdaloid neurosurgery for aggressive behaviour, Sydney, 1967-1977: societal, scientific, ethical and other factors.}, author={Richard S A White and Sid Williams}, journal={Australasian psychiatry : bulletin of Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists}, year={2009}, volume={17 5}, pages={410-6} }