PSYCHOSURGERY IN SWEDEN 1944–1958 The Practice, the Professional and the Media Discourse

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Ögren, K (2007) Psychosurgery in Sweden 1944–1958, The Practice, the Professional and Media discourse. Doctoral Thesis 2007, Umeå University. Background. The pioneering early experiments of prefrontal lobotomy were performed in 1944 by neurosurgeons in Stockholm in collaboration with psychiatrists. There was a rapid implementation of the new surgical… (More)

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@inproceedings{gren2007PSYCHOSURGERYIS, title={PSYCHOSURGERY IN SWEDEN 1944–1958 The Practice, the Professional and the Media Discourse}, author={Kenneth {\"{O}gren and Walter C. Alvarez}, year={2007} }