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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind

My Tale of Madness and Recovery

by Barbara K. Lipska and Elaine McArdle

Hardcover, 188 pages, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, List Price: $25 |

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The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind
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My Tale of Madness and Recovery
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A leading expert on the neuroscience of mental illness describes her own descent into madness resulting from a melanoma that had spread to her brain. She also recounts her successful immunotherapy treatment.

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In her new book, Barbara Lipska describes surviving cancer that had spread to her brain, and how the illness changed her cognition, character and, ultimately, her understanding of the mental illnesses she studies. Courtesy of the author hide caption

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'The Neuroscientist Who Lost Her Mind' Returns From Madness

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