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Brain on Fire : My Month of Madness / Susannah Cahalan.

Cahalan, Susannah. (Author).

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  • ISBN: 978146754383 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 266 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Free Press, 2012.

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General Note:
Includes discussion questions.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Summary, etc.:
The story of twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan and the life-saving discovery of the autoimmune disorder that nearly killed her -- and that could perhaps be the root of "demonic possessions" throughout history.
Subject: Cahalan, Susannah > Mental health.
Encephalitis > Patients.
Autoimmune diseases.
Frontal lobes > Diseases.
Limbic system.
Diagnostic errors > United States > Case studies.

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