Suzanne O’Sullivan is an Irish neurologist and clinical neurophysiologist at the National Hospital for Neurology and Neurosurgery at University College London. She specialises in epilepsy and improving services for people who suffer with functional neurological disorders. She won the 2016 Wellcome Book Prize for her first book, It’s All in Your Head: True Stories of Imaginary Illness.
Interviews with Suzanne O'Sullivan
Studies in Hysteria
by Josef Breuer & Sigmund Freud
Medical Muses: Hysteria in Nineteenth-Century Paris
by Asti Hustvedt
The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat
by Oliver Sacks
Into the Silent Land: Travels in Neuropsychology
by Paul Broks
The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves
by Stephen Grosz
We still understand very little about the workings of the brain, and yet we dismiss the tricks it can play on us as undeserving of the same sympathy as physical illness. Neurologist and author Suzanne O’Sullivan recommends the best books on psychosomatic illness.