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by Suzanne O'Sullivan
Trained in both neurology and clinical neurophysiology, British doctor O’Sullivan sometimes strays from both fields to enter the realm of psychology and the within-mind processes that can make an otherwise healthy person feel very sick indeed. As she writes, her early experiences came in a study of people with epilepsy who were not responding to standard treatments—not responding, it turns out, because 70 percent of them were not really suffering from epilepsy but instead from psychological troubles... An intriguing look at how mental processes affect and alter our views—and feelings—of health and illness.
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