Neuropsychiatry Disorders Stats

A coma is a state of prolonged unconsciousness that can be caused by a variety of problems like traumatic head injury, stroke, brain tumor, drug or alcohol intoxication, or even an underlying illness, such as diabetes or an infection. Maintaining alertness requires intact function of the cerebral hemispheres and preservation of arousal mechanisms in the reticular activating system

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Neuropsychiatry Interesting Facts

It is believed that a Greek physician, Alcmaeon of Croton was the first to claim that the brain, not the heart, is the central organ of sensation and thought in 6th century B.C.

In 1955, Albert Einstein’s brain was preserved for research. His brain was removed and hence preserved it into blocks.

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