Neurosurgical depression

Bernstein, Mark
October 2003
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;10/28/2003, Vol. 169 Issue 9, p943
Academic Journal
Describes a doctor's case of neurosurgical depression. Nightmare experienced by the doctor; Surgeries conducted on two patients; Description of his relationship with his family.


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