Supersensitivity Following Lesions of the Nervous System
Among the general topics considered are: the responses to various convulsants and anticonvulsants of the central nervous system after lesions or ablations; the relation of deafferentation and supersensitivity in the spinal cord and cerebral hemispheres; reversals, autonomic control, and supersensitivity; and the restitution of functions following lesions and its relation to disinhibition, augmented influx and supersensitivity.
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- Page Count: 220 pages
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GEORGE W. STAVRAKY received his first medical degree at the University of Odessa. He was a student of the celebrated physiologist Boris P. Babkin, himself a pupil of Pavlov, and followed Babkin to McGill University where he continued his medical education and received his M.D., C.M., and M.Sc. degrees. He was a member of the Montreal Neurological Institute from 1932 to 1936 and then joined the Department of Physiology at the University of Western Ontario. He became a full Professor in 1949. He has a long list of scientific publications dealing with the physiology of digestion, circulation, neurophysiology, and pharmacology of the nervous system.
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