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The Resource Brain on fire : my month of madness, Susannah Cahalan

Brain on fire : my month of madness, Susannah Cahalan

Label
Brain on fire : my month of madness
Title
Brain on fire
Title remainder
my month of madness
Statement of responsibility
Susannah Cahalan
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of twenty-four-year-old Susannah Cahalan and the life-saving discovery of the autoimmune disorder that nearly killed her -- and that could perhaps be the root of "demonic possessions" throughout history
Summary
An account of the author's struggle with a rare brain-attacking autoimmune disease traces how she woke up in a hospital room with no memory of baffling psychotic symptoms, describing the last-minute intervention by a doctor who identified the source of her illness
Pace
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
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10141126
Cataloging source
DLC
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Cahalan Susannah
Dewey number
616.8320092
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
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True
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  • Cahalan, Susannah
  • Cahalan, Susannah
  • Encephalitis
  • Autoimmune diseases
  • Frontal lobes
  • Limbic system
  • Diagnostic errors
Target audience
adult
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my month of madness
Label
Brain on fire : my month of madness, Susannah Cahalan
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000050131481
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 264 p.
Isbn
9781846147746
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Label
Brain on fire : my month of madness, Susannah Cahalan
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references
Control code
000050131481
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
xii, 264 p.
Isbn
9781846147746
Isbn Type
(pbk.)

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