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Author Frank, Lone, 1966- author.

Title The pleasure shock : the rise of deep brain stimulation and its forgotten inventor / Lone Frank.

Publication Info. New York, New York : Dutton, [2018]


Location Call No. Status
 Cheshire Public Library - Adult Department  616.8046 FRANK    Check Shelf
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  616.8 FRANK    Check Shelf
 Middletown, Russell Library - Adult Nonfiction  616.8046 FRA    Check Shelf
 New Britain, Main Library - Non Fiction  616.8 FRA    Check Shelf
Description x, 307 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Singing the brain electric -- The second coming -- Treat yourself -- How happy is too happy? -- The times they are a-changin' -- The secret history of hedonia -- A cure for violence -- Dreams from DARPA -- A grand mistake -- The machine in the mind.
Summary An assessment of Tulane psychiatrist Robert G. Heath's brain-pacemaker experiments examines his controversial work, allegedly part of the CIA's notorious "mind control" project, and discusses how his work has been adapted as mainstream therapies for mental illness and addiction.
Subject Heath, Robert G (Robert Galbraith), 1915-1999.
Heath, Robert G. (Robert Galbraith), 1915-1999.
Deep Brain Stimulation -- history.
Mental Disorders -- therapy.
Physicians -- history.
History, 20th Century.
Brain stimulation -- Therapeutic use.
Brain stimulation -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Mental illness -- Treatment.
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Medical (incl. Patients)
MEDICAL / Psychiatry.
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Neuroscience.
ISBN 9781101986530 (hardcover)
1101986530 (hardcover)
9781101986547 (ebook)
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