In Sickness and in Power: Illness in Heads of Government During the Last 100 Years

Methuen, 2008 - 420 páginas
This study of illness in heads of government between 1901 and 2007 considers how illness and therapy - both physical and mental - affect the process of government and decision-making, leading to acts of folly, in the sense of stupidity or rashness.

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David Anthony Llewellyn Owen was born in England in 1938. He is a British politician and physician. He served as British Foreign Secretary from 1977 to 1979. In 1981, Owen was one of the "Gang of Four" who left the Labour Party to found the Social Democratic Party (SDP).

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