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Romancing Opiates: Pharmacological Lies and the Addiction Bureaucracy

Dalrymple, Theodore

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Publisher: Encounter Books
Publication Date: 2006
Binding: Hardcover
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For hundreds of years, addiction to drugs has seemed dangerous but with a hint of glamour. Addicts are a mystery to those who have never been one. They are presumed to be in touch with profound enlightenments of which non-addicts are ignorant. Theodore Dalrymple shows that doctors, psychologists, and social workers have always known these drug addictions to be false! They have created these myths to build lucrative method of expensive quasi-treatment.

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