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Merritt Tierce: IMG Has My Husband Read It?



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The many manifestations of migraine can vary dramatically from one patient to another, even within the same patient at different times. Among the most compelling and perplexing of these symptoms are the strange visual hallucinations and distortions of space, time, and body image which migraineurs sometimes experience. Portrayals of these uncanny states have found their way into many works of art, from the heavenly visions of Hildegard von Bingen to Alice in Wonderland. Dr. Oliver Sacks argues that migraine cannot be understood simply as an illness, but must be viewed as a complex condition with a unique role to play in each individual's life.

About the Author

Oliver Sacks is the author of Awakenings, The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat, and many other books, for which he has received numerous awards, including the Hawthornden Prize, a Polk Award, and a Guggenheim Fellowship. He is a member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters and lives in New York City, where he is a practicing neurologist. He recently accepted a new position at Columbia University.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780307398178
Publisher:
Vintage Canada
Subject:
Neurology
Author:
Sacks, Oliver
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20081113
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
General/trade
Illustrations:
8-PAGE COLOUR INSERT
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
8.1 x 5.2 x .8 in .8125 lb

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Health and Self-Help » Health and Medicine » Medical Specialties
Health and Self-Help » Psychology » Mind and Consciousness

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