Brainstorm : detective stories from the world of neurology / Suzanne O'Sullivan.
Publication year: 2018
Publisher: London : Chatto & Windus,
ISBN: 9781784741310 (hbk.) :
'Brainstorm' follows the stories of people whose medical diagnoses are so strange even their doctor struggles to know how to solve them. A man who sees cartoon characters running across the room; a girl whose world turns all Alice in Wonderland; another who transforms into a ragdoll whenever she even thinks about moving. The brain is the most complex structure in the universe. Neurologists must puzzle out life-changing diagnoses from the tiniest of clues. It's the ultimate medical detective work. In this riveting book, one of the UK's leading neurologists will take you with her as she follows the clues of her patients' symptoms. It's a journey that will open your eyes to the unfathomable intricacies of our brains, and the infinite variety of human capacity and experience.
xxxi, 312 pages : illustrations (black and white) ; 23 cm
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