24% done with Awakenings

The second case study is Miss R., and here we learn first hand the horror of what it might be like to be so trapped in a body that no longer cooperates. Yet her mechanism of defense was of the most extreme apathy yet she never lost some innate sense of happiness when, after the L-Dopa, she ‘awakened’ and was able to deal with life again.

The end of her story is so literary, that it almost feels like fiction.