Definition of Prefrontal lobotomy
1. Noun. Surgical interruption of nerve tracts to and from the frontal lobe of the brain; often results in marked cognitive and personality changes.
Generic synonyms: Psychosurgery
Specialized synonyms: Transorbital Lobotomy
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Literary usage of Prefrontal lobotomy
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1. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"Alcohol and Human Memory. Hillsdale, NJ:Erlbaum, 1977. pp. 9-21. Crown, S. An experimental study of psychological changes following prefrontal lobotomy. ..."
2. Dangerous Minds: Political Psychiatry in China Today and Its Origins in the by Robin Munro, Geneva Initiative on Psychiatry (2002)
"... technique of prefrontal lobotomy, discovered in 1936 by Egas Moniz, a Portuguese neuropsychiatrist. The history of psychiatry is replete with major ..."
3. Political Psychos by Gyeorgos Ceres Hatonn (1994)
"... enforcement computer files on 67 studies of 67 prefrontal lobotomy 163, 172 Pressure chamber(s) 103 experiments 101 “Principality of Monaco” 9 Prisoners ..."