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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Brain surgery on human patients intended to relieve severe and otherwise intractable mental or behavioral problems.

Usage examples (33)
  • Link to previous post on Mind Hacks on 'Modern-day psychosurgery'.
  • And who knows how the techniques of Skinnerism, if not psychosurgery, were applied?
  • I'm also the only psychiatrist to testify in a successful psychosurgery malpractice trial.
  • I am not reassured by Dr. Rigney's assertion that psychosurgery will never be used on prisoners. for more
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