The situation of the lobotomized patient


An attempt was made to describe briefly the main characteristics of the situation of the patient who underwent psychosurgery, that is, the ablation of the frontal cortical area. The writer found the patient discussed here relaxed and fortified when leaving the operating table, but this at the price of being caught in an ahistoric horizontal mode of… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01566892


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@article{Vidor1963TheSO, title={The situation of the lobotomized patient}, author={Robert Vidor}, journal={Psychiatric Quarterly}, year={1963}, volume={37}, pages={97-104} }