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Book review
Lost and Found by Jules Montague
  1. Rebekah Ahmed1,2
  1. 1 Institute of Clinical Neurosciences, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Memory and Cognition Clinic, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  2. 2 Brain and Mind Centre and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
  1. Correspondence to Dr Rebekah Ahmed, ForeFront Clinic, Brain and Mind Centre, Sydney, NSW 2050, Australia; rebekah.ahmed{at}

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As doctors we can sometimes lose sight of why we become doctors. If we had simply wanted the sense of discovery related to science or thrill of discovering something for the first time, we could have easily chosen to be an astronaut or archaeologist. What sets us apart from other professions is our ability to see and interact with people at their very best and very worst, to see what makes up humanity and our very being. Jules Montague, a neurologist from London in her new book ‘Lost and Found’, brings these very concepts to the fore and explores the human …

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  • Brain and Mind Centre and Sydney Medical School, University of Sydney

  • Funding The authors have not declared a specific grant for this research from any funding agency in the public, commercial or not-for-profit sectors.

  • Competing interests None declared.

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  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; internally peer reviewed.

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