Psychosurgery in the Modern Era: Therapeutic and Ethical Aspects
Rappaport, Z. H.
MEDICINE AND LAW 1992; 11(5-6): 449-453
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Egas Moniz (1874-1955) and the "Invention" of Modern Psychosurgery: A Historical and Ethical Reanalysis Under Special Consideration of Portuguese Original Sources Gross, Dominik; Schäfer, Gereon (2011-02)The Portuguese neurologist Egas Moniz (1874-1955) is often regarded as the founder of psychosurgery. He performed the first prefrontal leukotomy in 1935-about 75 years ago-with the help of neurosurgeon John F. Fulton ...