- Published: New York : Pantheon Books, c2011.
- Year Published: 2011
- Edition: 1st ed.
- Description: xx, 314 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
- Language: English
- Format: Book
- Freud, Sigmund, -- 1856-1939.
- Halsted, William, -- 1852-1922.
- Psychoanalysts -- Biography. -- Austria
- Surgeons -- Biography. -- United States
- Cocaine -- History.
- Cocaine abuse.
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An anatomy of addiction : Sigmund Freud, William Halsted and the miracle drug, cocaine
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Call number: 362.298 Ma
Available Copies: Downtown 2nd Fl., Malletts Adult, West Adult
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.
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.
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