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August 14, 1996

Corrections

JAMA. 1996;276(6):506. doi:10.1001/jama.1996.03540060082047

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Abstract

Misspellings and an incorrect statement for several drugs occurred in the review of The Girl Who Died Twice (April 3, 1996). The correct spellings are phenelzine, Percodan, and Chlor-Trimeton, and neither of the first two drugs is contraindicated in the presence of phenelzine.

In the review of Victims of Memory: Incest Accusations and Shattered Lives (February 14,1996), the author's name was given incorrectly and a quotation was misattributed. The author is Mark Pendergrast. The quotation—"how perfectly normal people like me could come to believe in such horrible delusions, and how responsible therapists and critics can bring an end to this madness"—is attributed correctly in Victims of Memory to Melody Gavigan.

A recent review of When the Air Hits Your Brain: Tales of Neurosurgery stated that the expression "cabbages" was used to "indicate a patient whose cerebrum is no longer functioning." In fact, it is used in the book acronymically

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