An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine

An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine

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From acclaimed medical historian Howard Markel, author of When Germs Travel, the astonishing account of the years-long cocaine use of Sigmund Freud, young, ambitious neurologist, and William Halsted, the equally young, pathfinding surgeon. Markel writes of the physical and emotional damage caused by the then-heralded wonder drug, and how each man ultimately changed the world in spite of it—or because of it. One became the father of psychoanalysis; the other, of… (more)

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Publisher: Vintage (July 19, 2011)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 336 pages

File size: 14.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English


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