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Wellcome Book Prize winner

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Science  29 Apr 2016:
Vol. 352, Issue 6285, pp. 525
DOI: 10.1126/science.aaf6856

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On 25 April, the Wellcome Book Prize 2016 was awarded to Suzanne O'Sullivan for her probing portrait of psychosomatic illness, It's All in Your Head. Inspired by O'Sullivan's work as a neurology consultant, the book explores the dramatic symptoms— from blindness to paralysis to chronic fatigue—that can arise in the absence of any discernible physical cause. Billed as "books for the incurably curious," the Wellcome Book Prize recognizes outstanding new titles in health and medicine.