I think most people have some sort of functional addiction- that is, a mild addiction... towards anything that might make it just a little bit easier. Am I addicted to caffeine? Probably, a little bit. Does it really harm...
Lance, Dope, Cancer and Understandingby
on that and read if you want this to make any sense. The Lance/ doping thing really sticks with me. As a cancer....
Then there is addiction. Imagine the feeling of being Lance. Incredible power on the bike, you are untouchable...
Married to dopeby
Dr. Richard Keller
who become users:
Everybody looks at you with reproach…you are married to dope. It’s more than half your life....” (David “Wilson”, 41, former addict)
This essay is about heroin, but it equally applies to prescription...
Chapter 4: The Disease of Addiction, pt. 1by
The universal nature of addictive experience
What I enjoy the most about having a presence...’ from those ‘other people’ who get addicted, the assumption that what happens to other people won’t happen...
Addiction in the Newsby
Jason Schwartz, LMSWaddiction when used for its intended purpose.
“Suboxone can turn people’s lives around,” Katz... treatment at McLean Hospital for
addiction to heroin and other opioids?
Kevin Hill: In most cases...
Coming-of-Age Drug Novels
Call it “addiction fiction.” In the past few years... drug addicts engage in Brett Easton Ellis-style sex and ennui.
Fiction readers of a certain age...
Doping then and nowby
I have written here before how doping has possibly been prevalent in professional cycling... the more potent and highly addictive Methamphetamines.
Everything changed with the death of Tom Simpson in 1967...