Veterans: Lobotomies to Meditation
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A common kitchen ice pick was a prototype instrument used in one type of lobotomy.
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This 1952 document urgently seeks a lobotomy program at the Iowa City VA.
Wall Street Journal
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Marine veteran Daniel Gannon meditates in the IPR studios.
From radical brain surgery, to drug therapy and meditation, Iowa veterans have done it all while coping with mental illness in the aftermath of war. Treatments have come a long way since lobotomies were performed on World War II vets in Knoxville.