jueves, 21 de junio de 2012

The Lobotomist

Lobotomy, also called prefrontal leukotomy,  surgical procedure in which the nerve pathways in a lobe or lobes of the brain are severed from those in other areas. The procedure formerly was used as a radical therapeutic measure to help grossly disturbed patients with schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, and other mental illnesses 

Original Photograph Taken by Dr. Walter Freeman