Cocaine Papers

Cocaine Papers Woe to you my PrincessI 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 c

  • Title: Cocaine Papers
  • Author: Sigmund Freud Robert Byck
  • ISBN: 9780452006713
  • Page: 453
  • Format: Paperback
  • Woe to you, my PrincessI 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 Woe to you, my PrincessI 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 by an immature drug addict It was written by Sigmund Freud, father of psychoanalysis, to his fiancee Martha Bernays He frequently got kicks from cocaine But as is clear from his newly compiled Cocaine Papers, his interest in the drug was scientific, not sensual He sought for a miracle drug to benefit patients make his reputation He thought he d found it in cocaine Freud s study of cocaine has been shrouded in myths, half truths speculation Cocaine Papers sets the facts straight Annotated by his daughter Anna, it presents the complete authoritative versions of his own writings on the drug, including several pieces never before published, along with the work of other early experimenters He s revealed as not only a driven , ultimately, tragic seeker for a panacea, but also as one of the pioneers of psychopharmacology, the science of using drugs to treat mental illness In 1884, before beginning studies leading to the development of psychoanalysis, Freud was 28, a fledgling physician with a fiancee but without funds to wed He d been searching for a way to establish himself gain the respect of colleagues A paper by German physician Theodor Aschenbrandt seemed to provide the way Conquistadores had noted the stimulant effect of coca leaves on Andean Indians Aschenbrandt tried the drug on Bavarian soldiers reported that it suppressed their hunger while increasing mental powers capacity to endure strain Aschenbrandt s paper triggered Freud s studies He obtained samples tried it It gave him an emotional lift, producing what he described as normal euphoria After that he used cocaine frequently with the same results He coolly summarized his experiences in his notes You perceive an increase of self control, possess vitality capacity for work This result is enjoyed without any of the unpleasant aftermaths which accompany exhilaration thru alcoholic means Freud continued to study cocaine s effects on himself patients He found it not only useful in overcoming depression but effective against some purely physiological complaints He used it to treat stomach disorders persistent coughing He didn t administer it indiscriminately Tho he initially believed it wasn t habit forming, he found its effects on patients too unpredictable to justify widespread use Tho he some American physicians reported initial successes in treating morphine addicts, fellow physician Adolf Albrecht Erlenmeyer warned that cocaine was itself addictive, the 3rd scourge of mankind after morphine alcohol Freud realized Erlenmeyer was correct His friend patient, Ernst von Fleischl Marxow, became the 1st morphine addict in Europe to be cured by cocaine He was also one of the 1st to become dependent on it This development dampened Freud s interest helped turn his attention to the psychological theories that eventually won him fame Freud s studies are considered basic to psychopharmacology But they didn t lead to the discovery of its most effective clinical use He abandoned his interest in cocaine just after he suggested that a colleague, Karl Coca Roller, experiment with its use in easing the pain of eye surgery It was Koller not Freud who invented local anesthesia Time edited

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    1. Freud was an Austrian neurologist and the founder of psychoanalysis, who created an entirely new approach to the understanding of the human personality He is regarded as one of the most influential and controversial minds of the 20th century.Sigismund later changed to Sigmund Freud was born on 6 May 1856 in Freiberg, Moravia now Pribor in the Czech Republic His father was a merchant The family moved to Leipzig and then settled in Vienna, where Freud was educated Freud s family were Jewish but he was himself non practising.In 1873, Freud began to study medicine at the University of Vienna After graduating, he worked at the Vienna General Hospital He collaborated with Josef Breuer in treating hysteria by the recall of painful experiences under hypnosis In 1885, Freud went to Paris as a student of the neurologist Jean Charcot On his return to Vienna the following year, Freud set up in private practice, specialising in nervous and brain disorders The same year he married Martha Bernays, with whom he had six children.Freud developed the theory that humans have an unconscious in which sexual and aggressive impulses are in perpetual conflict for supremacy with the defences against them In 1897, he began an intensive analysis of himself In 1900, his major work The Interpretation of Dreams was published in which Freud analysed dreams in terms of unconscious desires and experiences.In 1902, Freud was appointed Professor of Neuropathology at the University of Vienna, a post he held until 1938 Although the medical establishment disagreed with many of his theories, a group of pupils and followers began to gather around Freud In 1910, the International Psychoanalytic Association was founded with Carl Jung, a close associate of Freud s, as the president Jung later broke with Freud and developed his own theories.After World War One, Freud spent less time in clinical observation and concentrated on the application of his theories to history, art, literature and anthropology In 1923, he published The Ego and the Id , which suggested a new structural model of the mind, divided into the id, the ego and the superego.In 1933, the Nazis publicly burnt a number of Freud s books In 1938, shortly after the Nazis annexed Austria, Freud left Vienna for London with his wife and daughter Anna.Freud had been diagnosed with cancer of the jaw in 1923, and underwent than 30 operations He died of cancer on 23 September 1939.

    2. 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 [...]

    3. 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, smok [...]

    4. 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.

    5. kısıtlı bir kaynakça. harfler kocaman kocaman ama freud'un nasıl da yanlış yargılama yaptığını göstermesi açısından 2. yıldızı takmaya hak kazanıyor

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