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Unformatted text preview: to do stuff for herself, regained motor control of her hands. Became a sculptor. Ch.7 On the Level Who: Mr. MacGregor Problem: Leans while standing, an effect of Parkinson’s. He starts using levels to straighten himself out. Ch. 10 Witty Ticcy Ray Who: Ray Problem: Tourrette’s Syndrome, causes terrible tics. He was very musical. Quick reflexes and tics actually helped him play the drums and ping-pong. He was given Thaldol which blocks post-synaptic dopamine, but he doesn’t take them over the weekend so he can play. Ch. 11 Who: Natasha K Problem: Latent neurosyphillis, causes mania and “friskiness”. She doesn’t need to give up the happiness but the penicillin prevents further damage. Ch. 18 The Dog Beneath the Skin Who: Stephen D. Problem: Drug abuse leads to overexcitement due to smell. Needs to smell everything. It left after a few weeks of stopping the drug use....
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- Winter '08
- The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, Ray Who, Tourrette, useless godforsaken lumps, Mr. MacGregor Problem, Stephen D. Problem