Seized: Temporal Lobe Epilepsy as a Medical, Historical, and Artistic Phenomenon by Eve LaPlante

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Seized: Temporal Lobe Epilepsy as a Medical, Historical, and Artistic Phenomenon

'“A major study . . . The implications for psychiatry are staggering.” —Publishers Weekly   “Fascinating . . . LaPlante’s descriptions of the human brain are wonderfully concrete, and her empathy for TLE’s victims is clear.” —Kirkus Reviews   “Thoughtful . . . Highly recommended.” —Library Journal (starred review)   “Lucid . . . Raises important questions and illustrates how difficult is the understanding of human creativity . . . Four stars.” —Los Angeles Times   “LaPlante show how a brain scar may cause bizarre aggressive or sexual behavior—and works of profound creative imagination.” —Howard Gardner   “Presents complex medical issues in the language of the lay person.” —EpilepsyUSA “Compelling . . . Engrossing . . . Intriguing.” —Neurology Bulletin   “Recommended for all who seek to explore the mysteries of how the brain and mind interact.” —American Medical Writers Association   “My patients can’t get enough of Seized.” —Physician in New Jersey   “A wonderful book that I use in teaching and public speaking.” —Nurse in California  Readers with epilepsy comment . . . “The book I needed to read—profound, brilliant, a great comfort.” —California   “After reading Seized I don’t feel alone anymore.” —Mississippi   “Once I started reading Seized I couldn’t put it down. It was like seeing myself, everything explained so clearly.” —Missouri   “Words cannot express how gratified I am to have discovered this wonderful book.” —California   “Seized helped me understand and name my disease. Until now I was afraid I was going crazy. Thank you!” —Georgia   “Superb. . . . The best explanation of TLE I’ve seen . . . TLE is so often overlooked and its victims misdiagnosed; I hope Seized can change that.” —New Jersey   “This book has been my bible ever since my son was diagnosed with epilepsy.” —Trinidad  '
'“A major study . . . The implications for psychiatry are staggering.” —Publishers Weekly   “Fascinating . . . LaPlante’s descriptions of the human brain are wonderfully concrete, and her empathy for TLE’s victims is clear.” —Kirkus Reviews   “Thoughtful . . . Highly recommended.” —Library Journal (starred review)   “Lucid . . . Raises important questions and illustrates how difficult is the understanding of human creativity . . . Four stars.” —Los Angeles Times   “LaPlante show how a brain scar may cause bizarre aggressive or sexual behavior—and works of profound creative imagination.” —Howard Gardner   “Presents complex medical issues in the language of the lay person.” —EpilepsyUSA “Compelling . . . Engrossing . . . Intriguing.” —Neurology Bulletin   “Recommended for all who seek to explore the mysteries of how the brain and mind interact.” —American Medical Writers Association   “My patients can’t get enough of Seized.” —Physician in New Jersey   “A wonderful book that I use in teaching and public speaking.” —Nurse in California  Readers with epilepsy comment . . . “The book I needed to read—profound, brilliant, a great comfort.” —California   “After reading Seized I don’t feel alone anymore.” —Mississippi   “Once I started reading Seized I couldn’t put it down. It was like seeing myself, everything explained so clearly.” —Missouri   “Words cannot express how gratified I am to have discovered this wonderful book.” —California   “Seized helped me understand and name my disease. Until now I was afraid I was going crazy. Thank you!” —Georgia   “Superb. . . . The best explanation of TLE I’ve seen . . . TLE is so often overlooked and its victims misdiagnosed; I hope Seized can change that.” —New Jersey   “This book has been my bible ever since my son was diagnosed with epilepsy.” —Trinidad  '
Publisher: Open Road Distribution ISBN: 9781504032773 Pages: 272