Prefrontal Leucotomy

  title={Prefrontal Leucotomy},
  author={Eric Cunningham Dax and Rudolf Freudenberg and Francis Reitman and E. J. Radley-Smith},
  journal={Postgraduate Medical Journal},
  pages={415 - 426}
Introduction During the past 20 vears a number of physical methods of, treatment have been introduced-on a large scale for the alleviation of mental illness. Despite much research the successes of insulin treatrhent in schizophrenia, convulsion therapy in depressive states and prolonged narcosis in emotional disturbance still remain unexplained even to the point, of their still being empirical. Moreover, none of these methods can be expected to produce any radical changes in the personality of…