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Neurophilia: a fascination for neurology—a new syndrome
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    Neurophilia! Not.

    I really enjoyed Dr. Fuller's wonderful article on a likely emerging public and professional fascination with neurology. The bad news, however, is humankind's perpetual fascination with phobias; a fascination with 'death' being but one example. I'd perhaps say that neurology has joined some rather elite company.

    I would postulate that neurophobia, rather than neurophilia, drives the impetus to produce copious ar...

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    Help!-I have a bad case of neurophilia

    Neurophilia can be loosely defined as the love of or fascination for neurology. Now you may think this is a new recently described exotic neurological syndrome but dwell into the ancient eastern Hindu and Buddhist philosophies and you shall quickly realize that the disorder is as ancient as these civilizations themselves 1. The workings of the brain and of the mind fascinated these first neurophilia inflicted philosopher...

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    Familial Neurophilia - Is neurophilia hereditary?

    I enjoyed Fuller's description of 'neurophilia' - we can finally label this condition afflicting neurologists, and recognise that is widespread within medicine and the general population.(1) Neurophilia is probably infectious (i.e. environmental); my personal experience and informal discussions with neurology colleagues revealed that many chose neurology as a career following positive experiences during their Senior Ho...

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