'My Lobotomy': Howard Dully's Journey


Subject:
Health & Medical Disciplines , Neurology

Description:
This feature looks at lobotomies--brain surgeries that were used to treat certain types of mental illness--and some of the people who received the treatments (such as 12-year-old Howard Dully). Includes a FAQ discussing prefrontal and transorbital ("ice-pick") lobotomies, a timeline, oral histories from patients and witnesses, images, audio of the program, and links to related resources. From National Public Radio (NPR); produced by Sound Portraits Productions.

Publisher:
National Public Radio (NPR)

Language:
English

Source:
http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=5014080


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