Druglink article 2006 – Poppycock: A fine romance? by Theodore Dalrymple and Peter McDermott

Withdrawing from heroin is far from the titanic struggle of misery portrayed by the treatment industry. In his controversial new book, Romancing Opiates, Theodore Dalrymple insists drug addiction is a condition largely invented by users and doctors and that treatment is a waste of time. Over the page, Peter McDermott says Dalrymple’s antique take on modern drug issues needs a good dusting.

Poppycock: A fine romance? (PDF)