Negatives Of Lobotomy

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The public believed lobotomies were a great cure for mental illness because the inventor got a noble prize for ‘’perfecting the operation’’, but what the public didn’t know was the negatives of this surgery. Yes there were cases when an individual came out better than before going in, but there were also cases of people coming out the same or even dying during the surgery because it was pretty risky. For example; ‘’some patients were found to be lethargic, childish and underdeveloped after psychosurgery. If done wrong, possibly braindead and unresponsive, or the illness becomes even worse.’’ (Myer’s, D.G. 2011)
While a slight percentage of people allegedly got better or had no change, for many others, lobotomy had negative effects on a patient's

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