?A Leg to Stand On? by Oliver Sacks: a unique autobiographical account of functional paralysis

Always interesting if never-ending discussion. Hope to get around to putting some remarks on paper and sending them off to JNNP (or at least post them here).

Meanwhile, two favorite quotes come to mind:

When I asked the neurologist for a prognosis, he soberly declared, it could get better, it could get worse, it could stay the same.