A leg to stand on

English language

Published Dec. 7, 1998

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A Leg to Stand On is a 1984 autobiographical account by neurologist Oliver Sacks describing his recovery from psychogenic leg paralysis following a mountaineering accident. The book has been described as a skillful description of the depersonalization of functional neurological symptoms and is a recommended read for patients with body image disturbance due to traumatic injury.

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