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Title:
An anatomy of addiction : Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the miracle drug, cocaine
Author:
Markel, Howard.
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Publication Information:
New York : Pantheon Books, [2011]

©2011
Physical Description:
xx, 314 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Summary:
The astonishing account of the decades-long cocaine use of Sigmund Freud and William Halsted. The author discusses the physical and emotional damage caused by the constant use of the then-heralded wonder drug, and of how each man ultimately changed the world in spite of it--or because of it.
Language:
English
Contents:
Young Freud -- Young Halsted -- Uber coca -- An addict's death -- The accidental addict -- Cocaine damnation -- Sigmund in Paris -- Rehabilitating Halsted -- The interpretation of dreams -- The professor -- Dr. Freud's coca coda -- Dr. Halsted in limbo.
ISBN:
9780375423307
Format :
Book

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