59% done with Awakenings

Through the numerous case studies up to this point in the book, it’s apparent that postencephalitic parkinsonism manifests itself uniquely in each person. Not only that, but many patients before going on L-Dopa (or going back on it), seem to intuit what will happen to them – and each time are proven, sadly, correct.

Sacks is very keep to bridge the gap between disease and patient and never separates the two.