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160. The Delirium of Negation

When a new patient with a delusion that she is dead is referred to neurologist Jules Cotard in 1880, he dubs her Mademoiselle X and becomes increasingly obsessed with unravelling the nature of her condition and must attempt to cure her before her own self-inflicted demise.


First Post: Lets begin with Psychopaths.

So lets talk about psychopaths

a Psychopath is defined as

a person suffering from chronic mental disorder with abnormal or violent social behaviour.

Psychopaths have always interested me, morbid I know, but it does, I’ve always wondered how such a condition progresses, psychological profilers say that it tends to stem from childhood abuse thats the atypical motive but that never always causes psychopathy.

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Converting Skin Cells to Neurons: A Fight Against Huntington's

Neurological diseases are some of the hardest to fight against (in my opinion). The big reason is the brain, we still know so little about it and treatment for anything effecting it can be difficult to say the least. 837 more words


To know or Not to know.

Here I am again. An hour ago, I received my second MRI to look for lesions. Lesions mean MS.
If things are done by the book, if “anything” is seen on my scan I will be phoned today. 196 more words


Rise in neuropsychiatric disorders: Specific Attention to the Dramatic Affect in the Elderly

Written by: Ross Finesmith, M.D.

There has been a gradual and persistent increase in the rate of neuropsychiatric disorders reported by the World Health Organization over the past two decades. 581 more words

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Immune Protiens (MHC1) - Autism, Alzheimer's and Diabetes

Immune proteins moonlight to regulate brain-cell connections


by Morgan Kelly, Office of Communications

When it comes to the brain, “more is better” seems like an obvious assumption. 1,129 more words