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A Cursing Brain?

The Histories of Tourette Syndrome

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PAPERBACK

$30.00 • £24.95 • €27.00

ISBN 9780674003866

Publication Date: 09/01/2000

Academic Trade

320 pages

10 halftones; 2 line illustrations

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  • Preface
  • Note on Terms
  • An Elusive Syndrome
  • The Case of the Cursing Marquise
  • A Disputed Illness
  • The Case of “O.” and the Emergence of Psychoanalysis
  • Competing Claims
  • The Disappearance of Tic Illness
  • Margaret Mahler and the Tic Syndrome
  • Haloperidol and the Persistence of the Psychogenic Frame
  • The French Resistance
  • The Triumph of the Organic Narrative
  • Clashing Cultural Conceptions
  • Clinical Lessons
  • Glossary
  • Notes
  • Acknowledgments
  • Index

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