The neuroscientist who lost her mind my tale of madness and recovery by Barbara K. Lipska

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Subjects:

  • Brain metastasis,
  • Melanoma,
  • Health,
  • Patients,
  • Biography,
  • Neuroscientists

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (pages 185-188).

Book details

StatementBarbara K. Lipska ; with Elaine McArdle
ContributionsMcArdle, Elaine, author
Classifications
LC ClassificationsRC280.M37 L57 2018
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 188 pages
Number of Pages188
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL26949338M
ISBN 101328787303
ISBN 109781328787309
LC Control Number2017054093
OCLC/WorldCa994520378

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