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"Woe to you, my Princess...I will kiss you quite red & feed you until you are plump. & if you are froward, you shall see who is stronger, a gentle little girl who doesn't eat enough or a big wild man who has cocaine in his body. In my last severe depression I took coca again & a small dose lifted me to the heights."
This lurid encomium to cocaine wasn't penned
Paperback, 402 pages
Published October 1st 1975 by Plume/New American Library (first published 1884)
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Erik Graff
Mar 20, 2011 Erik Graff rated it 4 of 5 stars  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: historians of psychopharmacology
Recommended to Erik by: no one
Shelves: psychology
I'd heard about Freud's cocaine studies but never read about them until coming across this in a used book store. It was the eighties and cocaine was all the rage. I'd tried it, but couldn't see what the fuss was about. If fresh squeezed orange juice was illegal and expensive, I supposed there'd be a craze for that too. Still, it was intriguing that such a luminary as Freud would be implicated in the great evil.

The book is a series of essays by Freud, about Freud and about cocaine. Freud's ultima
Aug 23, 2014 mark rated it 4 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Friends
Recommended to mark by: found in a used bookstore
Cocaine Papers is a collection of ‘papers’ featuring Sigmund Freud’s writing and thoughts on the subject, personal and professional, as well as other writings that mention him in conjunction with cocaine; and finally the Editor’s summation of the professional medical and law enforcement positions’ w/r/t cocaine, up to publication, 1974. (Which, btw, hasn’t changed much in the last 40 years.) The only thing that now is different is the introduction of a new way to take the drug, smoking it, aka ...more
kısıtlı bir kaynakça. harfler kocaman kocaman ama freud'un nasıl da yanlış yargılama yaptığını göstermesi açısından 2. yıldızı takmaya hak kazanıyor...
Фрейда почитать, так кокаин панацея от всех болезней. И Стоматит лечит, и астму с туберкулезом, болезни желудочно-кишечного тракта, помогает избавиться от алкогольной и морфино зависимостей.
it's good as a historical document.
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Sigmund Freud (Arabic: سيغموند فرويد)
On this date in 1856, Sigmund Freud was born in Moravia. Freud grew up in Vienna, where he lived until fleeing the Nazis in 1938. He earned a medical degree from the University of Vienna in 1881. He and Joseph Breuer co-wrote Studies in Hysteria (1895). Freud developed his theory on psychoanalysis, then wrote The Interpretation of Dreams (1900), The Psychopatho
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