Cocaine: How 'Miracle Drug' Nearly Destroyed Sigmund Freud, W ...

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Anatomy of an Addiction:

In "An Anatomy of Addiction," medical historian Howard Markel details the cocaine addictions of Sigmund Freud and William Halsted, both medical revolutionaries of the 1880s. Health correspondent Betty Ann Bowser discusses cocaine addiction's early history in medicine with Markel.


"Try and find a new hobby, something to occupy your mind, because, if you're sitting around bored, the chances are you’ll start thinking about cocaine."


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