Prefrontal Leucotomy

Stanley, W. J.
May 1965
British Medical Journal;5/15/1965, Vol. 1 Issue 5445, p1312
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Stereotactic Limbic Leucotomy-A Preliminary Report on 40 Patients. Kelly, Desmond // British Journal of Psychiatry;Dec72, Vol. 121 Issue 565, p678 

    The article presents the abstract of the study "Stereotactic Limbic Leucotomy-A Preliminary Report on 40 Patients." It clinically assesses forty patients who had undergone stereotactic limbic leucotomies before and six weeks after operation. The findings suggest that limbic leucotomy has the...

  • What Made The Caged Bird Sing? Lamberts, Austin E. // Cortlandt Forum;08/25/2000, Vol. 13 Issue 8, p87 

    Presents a surgical room experience of a physician conducting a prefrontal leucotomy. Surgery as treatment for an extensive inoperable sarcoma in both optical orbits; Details on the surgical process; Account on the condition and behavior of the patient during the operation.

  • abstracts.  // Analise Social;oct-dic2006, Vol. 41 Issue 181, p1271 

    The article presents abstracts of technological innovations. They include "Biotechnology and global biocapitalism," "Co-operative practices and the ethics of sharing at the crossroads of two social worlds: advocates of free software and community groups in Quebec," and "Egas Moniz and...

  • Psychosurgery - why not ban it? Norton, Alan // Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine;Jul1980, Vol. 73 Issue 7, p526 

    The article focuses on the efficacy of psychosurgery for severe psychiatric illnesses. Paul Bridges cites arguments that psychosurgery attacks the original operation of standard prefrontal leucotomy used by Walter Freeman and James Watts, which has considerable risks of producing personality...

  • Egas Moniz e a leucotomia pré-frontal: ao largo da polémica. Correia, Manuel // Analise Social;oct-dic2006, Vol. 41 Issue 181, p1197 

    Public debate and sharing of important issues which have implications for all of us, now and in the future, are an acquired civilizational heritage in that they represent a cultural order which is compatible with participation, citizenship and human rights. This article looks at the case of...

  • O conflito sexual infantil abordado de um ponto de vista psicanalítico por Egas Moniz, o pai da psicocirurgia. Maurissen, Sophie; Pereira, Mário Eduardo Costa // Revista Latinoamericana de Psicopatologia Fundamental;set2012, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p549 

    During his conference on sexual conflict, given at the in Luso-Spanish Congress of Associations for Progress of Science, and published in 1921, Egas Moniz explained his use of the analytic method and device (the couch) to present the study of two clinical cases. He also discussed the principle...

  • Lessons in Leucotomy (Book Review). Trethowan, W.H. // British Medical Journal;9/27/1975, Vol. 3 Issue 5986, p773 

    Reviews the book 'Lessons in Leucotomy,' by Ashley Robin and Duncan Macdonald.

  • Contemporary indications for psychosurgery. Bartlett, John; Bridges, Paul; Kelly, Desmond; Bartlett, J; Bridges, P; Kelly, D // British Journal of Psychiatry;Jun81, Vol. 138, p507 

    The article focuses on the indications for surgical treatment of certain psychiatric illnesses in modern days. In Great Britain, there were 431 psychosurgical operations were carried out from different hospital units between 1974 and 1976. The diagnosis revealed that 63% of patients has...

  • MODIFIED FRONTAL LEUCOTOMY: A REVIEW OF 106 CASES. Birley, J. L. T.; BIRLEY, J L // British Journal of Psychiatry;Mar64, Vol. 110 Issue 465, p211 

    The article focuses on the study on 106 patients at St. Thomas' Hospital who had modified prefrontal leucotomy between 1950 and 1957. From the 106, who were assessed for an average period of 5 years, 55 were considerably healed while 26 exhibited improvement. Unfortunately, 24 patients remained...

  • Egas Moniz.  // Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition;Feb2013, p1 

    Moniz, Egas (ĕ′gəsh mô′nēsh), 1874–1955, Portuguese neurologist and diplomat. From 1903 he served in the Cortes several times and was Portuguese minister (1917) in Madrid and secretary for foreign affairs (1918–19). He was professor of neurology at the...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics