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Title Neurological disorders in famous artists / volume editors, J. Bogousslavsky, F. Boller
Published Basel ; New York : Karger, 2005


Description 1 online resource (viii, 192 pages) : illustrations
Series Frontiers of neurology and neuroscience ; v. 19
Frontiers of neurology and neuroscience ; v. 19.
Contents Guillaume Apollinaire, the lover assassinated / Bogousslavsky, J. -- Guy de Maupassant and Friedrich Nietzsche / Hayden, D. -- The one-man band of pain / Dieguez, S., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Gustave Flaubert's hidden sickness / Jallon, P., Jallon, H. -- Edgar Allan Poe: substance abuse versus epilepsy / Bazil, C.W. -- Dostoevsky and epilepsy: an attempt to look through the frame / Rossetti, A.O., Bogousslavsky, J. -- Immanuel Kant: evolution from a personality 'disorder' to a dementia / Guard, O., Boller, F. -- Valery Larbaud / Boller, F. -- Alajouanine's painter: Paul-elie Gernez / Boller, F. -- Carolus Horn: when the images in the brain decay: evidence of backward-development of visual and cognitive functions in Alzheimer's disease / Maurer, K., Prvulovic, D. -- Major depression and stroke in Caspar David Friedrich / Dahlenburg, B., Spitzer, C. -- Understanding Van Gogh's night: bipolar disorder / Carota, A. [and others] -- The terminal illness and last compositions of Maurice Ravel / Baeck, E. -- The decay and death of Modest Musorgsky / Baeck, E. -- Georg Friedrich Händel's strokes / Bäzner, H., Hennerici, M -- The subcortical vascular encephalopathy of Joseph Haydn: pathographic illustration of the syndrome / Bäzner, H.; Hennerici, M. -- Music and the brain: Gershwin and Shebalin / Ruiz, E.; Montás, P. -- Robert Schumann's focal dystonia / Altenmüller, E
Summary The study of how a neurological disorder can change the artistic activity and behavior of creative people is a largely unexplored field. This publication looks closer at famous painters, writers, composers and philosophers of the 18th to the 20th centuries who suffered from neurological diseases such as stroke, epilepsy, brain trauma and dementia. The diseases of Van Gogh, Ravel, Poe, Kant, Haydn and many more are diagnosed in retrospect and treatment options according to modern medical technologies are discussed. Presenting fascinating insights into the relationship between brain disease and
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Nervous system -- Diseases
Artists -- Diseases
Famous Persons
Nervous System Diseases
HEALTH & FITNESS -- Diseases -- Nervous System (incl. Brain)
MEDICAL -- Neurology.
Artists -- Diseases
Nervous system -- Diseases
Bekende mensen.
Doenças do sistema nervoso central.
Berühmte Persönlichkeit -- Nervensystem -- Krankheit -- Aufsatzsammlung.
Nervensystem -- Krankheit -- Berühmte Persönlichkeit -- Aufsatzsammlung.
Genre/Form Case studies.
Études de cas.
Form Electronic book
Author Bogousslavsky, Julien
Boller, François
ISBN 1423713966