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In a Different Key by John Donvan and Caren Zucker

Amy B.    January 26, 2016    Comments Off on In a Different Key by John Donvan and Caren Zucker

In a Different Key by John Donvan and Caren Zucker is an ambitious study of the history of autism as a diagnostic entity.

It may surprise the general reader to learn that autism as a diagnosis has only existed since …

He Wanted The Moon by Mimi Baird

Amy B.    July 14, 2015    Comments Off on He Wanted The Moon by Mimi Baird

Dr. Perry Baird (d. 1959) was a promising dermatologist and medical researcher who had the misfortune of suffering from severe manic-depressive psychosis (now known as bipolar disorder) before effective treatments were available. During his manic phases, he was prone to …