April 13 Freeman Psychosurgery

April 13 Freeman Psychosurgery - Freeman W and Watts J...

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Freeman, W. and Watts, J. Psychosurgery: Intelligence, Emotion and Social Behavior Following Prefrontal Lobotomy for Mental Disorders Chapter XII Post Operative Condition Relates to eugenic because it talks about how one treats a social problem with a scientific method. I don’t really see the point of this reasoning. It was like reading a report. Saying that this lobotomy works. Prefrontal lobotomy After having the operation the patient he’s somewhat “normal” yet no sense of place Inertia? – this is the condition that describes out of conscious state Inertia, euphoria, restlessness, feeding Zombie like state? Case 10 – 63 year old woman, high strung , nervous break down After operation she was said to feel better Case 32 – middle aged woman with compulsive actions in fear of contamination After operation, not worried about contamination Talkativeness and euphoria usually means in 3 days the patients relapses in to their former state Case 54- young man who had herniotomy, considered noisy since a boy, very uncontrollable
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