Brain on Fire: My Month of Madness - Part Two: The Clock Summary & Analysis

Susannah Cahalan
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Part Two: The Clock Summary and Analysis

In Chapter 15: The Capgras Delusion, Susannah was admitted on March 23rd, ten days after her first seizure. NYU's Langone Medical Center has one of the top epilepsy units in the world. Susannah wound up in a four-person room with severe epilepsy patients. This room had constant video monitoring which would help Susannah later understand what happened to her. After being settled in her room, her vitals were taken and they were all in the normal range. Susannah fought off a technician who began applying adhesives for the electrodes. Her mother tried to calm her with little success. She finally calmed down but when Allen came in the room she began screaming that he had tried to kidnap her.

A neurologist noted that she had mood swings, skipped rapidly from topic to topic and was hallucinating...

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