Lost and Found : Why Losing Our Memories Doesn't Mean Losing Ourselves, Paperback / softback Book

Lost and Found : Why Losing Our Memories Doesn't Mean Losing Ourselves Paperback / softback

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'Exquisite . . . a book for anyone with a loved one with dementia. In Montague's hands this landscape is rendered more bearable.' Irish Times 'A profoundly moving book . . . Jules Montague is writing about whatit is to be human and the surprising fragility of our sense of self.' Daily MailWho do you become when your mind misbehaves?

Neurologist Dr Jules Montague blends stories of her patients experiencing dementia, brain injury and other neurological disorder with profound insights on what makes us who we are.

At once poignant and consoling, this revelatory book explores how we lose ourselves and those around us - and how we can be found again. Lost and Found is a fascinating and timely examination of happens to the person left behind when memories disappear, personality changes, and consciousness is disrupted.

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 304 pages
  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton General Division
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: The self, ego, identity, personality
  • ISBN: 9781473646964

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