A Tale Of Two Addicts: Freud, Halsted And Cocaine

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On Talk of the Nation, November 25, 2011

In his book An Anatomy of Addiction: Sigmund Freud, William Halsted, and the Miracle Drug Cocaine, medical historian Howard Markel tells the story of how Freud, the father of psychoanalysis, and Halsted, the acclaimed surgeon, fell under the addictive spell of cocaine.

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