Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness [Audiobook] download free by Heather Henderson

Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness Audiobook download free by Heather Henderson
  • Listen audiobook: Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness
  • Author: Heather Henderson
  • Release date: 2015/7/29
  • Language: English
  • Genre or Collection: Audiobooks
  • ISBN: 9781501258985
  • Rating: 9.91 of 10
  • Votes: 327
  • Review by: Reuben March
  • Review rating: 7.8 of 10
  • Review Date: 2018/9/3
  • Duration: 2H27M41S in 256 kbps (39 MB)
  • Date of creation of the audiobook: 2018-07-01
  • You can listen to this audiobook in formats: MP3, WMA, WavPack, WAV, MPEG4, FLAC, MPEG-4 ALS, ATRAC (compression ARC, RZ, JAR, ZIP, RAR)
  • Total pages original book: 195
  • Includes a PDF summary of 15 pages
  • Duration of the summary (audio): 11M10S (3 MB)
  • Description or summary of the audiobook: One day, Susannah Cahalan woke up in a strange hospital room, strapped to her bed, under guard, and unable to move or speak. Her medical records-from a month-long hospital stay of which she had no memory-showed psychosis, violence, and dangerous instability. Yet, only weeks earlier she had been a healthy, ambitious twenty-four-year-old, six months into her first serious relationship and a sparkling career as a cub reporter.Susannah's astonishing memoir chronicles the swift path of her illness and the lucky, last-minute intervention led by one of the few doctors capable of saving her life. As weeks ticked by and Susannah moved inexplicably from violence to catatonia, $1 million worth of blood tests and brain scans revealed nothing. The exhausted doctors were ready to commit her to the psychiatric ward, in effect condemning her to a lifetime of institutions, or death, until Dr. Souhel Najjar-nicknamed Dr. House-joined her team. He asked Susannah to draw one simple sketch, which became key to diagnosing her with a newly discovered autoimmune disease in which her body was attacking her brain, an illness now thought to be the cause of 'demonic possessions' throughout history.With sharp reporting drawn from hospital records, scientific research, and interviews with doctors and family, Brain on Fire is a crackling mystery and an unflinching, gripping personal story that marks the debut of an extraordinary writer.
  • Other categories, genre or collection: Memoirs, Autobiography: Science, Technology & Engineering, Biography: Science, Technology & Engineering, Neurology & Clinical Neurophysiology
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  • Format: Cd-Audio
  • Approximate value: 17.61 USD
  • Dimensions: 133x171x13mm
  • Weight: 82g
  • Printed by: Not Available
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