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Frontal lobotomy and effective behaviour a neurophysiologicalanalysis. by John F. Fulton

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Published by Norton; Chapman & Hall .
Written in English


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Pagination159p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages159
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Open LibraryOL20412615M

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Lobotomy, also called prefrontal leukotomy, surgical procedure in which the nerve pathways in a lobe or lobes of the brain are severed from those in other areas. The procedure formerly was used as a radical therapeutic measure to help grossly disturbed patients with schizophrenia, manic depression and mania (bipolar disorder), and other. Frontal lobotomy and affective behavior - A neurophysiological analysis (The Thomas William Salmon memorial lectures) [Fulton, John F] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Frontal lobotomy and affective behavior - A neurophysiological analysis (The Author: John F Fulton. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by : S. R. Bruesch. Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page.

Ethical Considerations of Psychosurgery: The Unhappy Legacy of the Pre-Frontal Lobotomy  Gostin, Larry O () Related Items in Google Scholar ©— Bioethics Research Library Box Washington DC Search DigitalGeorgetown. This Collection. Freeman streamlined his procedure in and renamed it a transorbital the new and improved lobotomy, Freeman used an icepick-shaped device to sever the nerves in the frontal lobes.   The lobotomy was first performed on humans in the s. About half a century later, it was being touted by some as a miracle cure for mental illness, and its . The term prefrontal lobotomy, or leucotomy, refers to a variety of surgical procedures that functionally isolate the prefrontal cortex from the posterior portion of the brain for the purpose of Author: Rodney Roosevelt.

Define frontal lobotomy. frontal lobotomy synonyms, frontal lobotomy pronunciation, frontal lobotomy translation, English dictionary definition of frontal lobotomy. n. A prefrontal lobotomy.   Psychosurgery, which was defined in by the World Health Organization as “the selective surgical removal or destruction of nerve pathways for the purposes of influencing behavior” (79a, p ), has a long and controversial ing, ideologically perhaps, in the Neolithic Period of the Stone Age, psychosurgery rose to the heights of the Nobel Prize when Egas Moniz won the Cited by: Buy Frontal Lobotomy and Affective Behavior First Edition by John Farquhar Fulton (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : John Farquhar Fulton. Lobotomy, also known as leucotomy, is a type of brain was created in by António Egas Moniz, a Portuguese won the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in "for his discovery of the therapeutic value of leucotomy in certain psychoses". The operation cut the connections from the pre-frontal cortex (front part of the frontal lobes) to the rest of the brain.