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Jesús Ramírez Bermúdez
Brief Dictionary of the Soul

(Breve diccionario clínico del alma)

Commercial Non-Fiction / Literary Non-Fiction

  • Published: 01/06/2012
  • ISBN: 9786073111362

Brief Clinical Dictionary of the Soul is an approach to the complex phenomena surrounding the brain and mental diseases. By means of clinical cases, historical notes, philosophical reflection and scientific rigor, this dictionary deals with enigmas of contemporary neuropsychiatry. It explores the hidden correspondence between artistic creativity and mental diseases. It will fascinate, captivate and amaze the reader from beginning to end.

About the author

Jesús Ramírez-Bermúdez is the head of the Neuropsychiatry Unit of the National Neurology and Neurosurgery Institute of Mexico. In 2009 he was awarded the José Revueltas Prize of the National Institute for Fine Arts, for the essay titled The Last Witness to Creation.