Reference Materials – “The Age of Addiction: How Bad Habits Became Big Business” by Prof. David Courtwright – July 8

The immediately-preceding section “Participant Comments” contains, inter alia, The First Short Quiz entitled “Titillating Treasure-Hunt Tidbits” which starts with an explanation --

“[‘Treasure Hunt’ because most of the answers are contained in the immediately-following ‘Reference Materials’ Section of for our July 8 meeting.]”

The initial set of postings in this section from which the answers might have come are --

Re “Age of Addiction” by David Courtwirght (Harvard U Press 5/6/2019) -- our focus book --

1. Book Review of “Age of Addiction” from the Washington Free Beacon

2. An interview of our author, Prof. David Courtwright, about “Age of Addiction” by

Re: “Dark Paradise: A History of Opiate Addiction in America” by David Courtwright (Harvard U Press – a 2001 newly-enlarged edition of the original 1982 version) --

3. New York Times Editorial on 4/21/2018 entitled “An Opioid Crisis Foretold” giving full credit to David Courtwright’s “Dark Paradise”

4. Book Review of “Dark Paradise” in the Johns Hopkins Bulletin Of History Of Medicine (Vol 77 No 1 – Spring 2003) by Prof. Nancy D. Campbell, Chairman of the Department of Science and Technology Studies at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute

Re: “Forces of Habit: Drugs and the Making of the Modern World” by David Courtwright (Harvard U. Press 1/1/2001) --

5. Book Review in Psychology Today Magazine 7/1/2001

6. Book Review published by The University of Massachusetts Medical School upon the paperback release of “Forces of Habit” in 2009

Miscellaneous – Historical Review

7. Article by David Courtwright in The New England Journal of Medicine 11/26/2015 entitled “Preventing and Treating Narcotic Addiction – A Century of Federal Drug Control”

NB: The first of David Courtwright’s four opuses (or should that be “opi”) was “Addicts Who Survived: An Oral History of Narcotics Use in America” -- which, like “Dark Paradise” has two versions dated 1982 and 2001, has two versions dated 1989 and 2012.
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