Tuesday, August 02, 2005

"You have three wrists. You should have three hands.": Neurological Denial and Neglect

Today's New York Times has a short piece on the neurological disorders of denial and neglect. If you examine individuals in acute neurological settings, some very dramatic and extraordinary examples of this can be observed on occasion and are truly unforgettable. Fortunately, it is common to see improvements in some of the more dramatic manifestations of this over the course of an individual's acute recovery, though residual problems may persist.

Discovering That Denial of Paralysis Is Not Just a Problem of the Mind
By SANDRA BLAKESLEE
The New York Times
Published: August 2, 2005

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Anthony H. Risser | | |

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