PBS NewsHour

'An Interpretation of Dreams' and Freud's Cocaine Nightmare

Clip: 09/07/2011 | 2m 19s

The "Model Dream" that became a launching pad for Sigmund Freud's long career in psychoanalysis was actually a cocaine-induced nightmare. The anecdote is one of many explored in Dr. Howard Markel's new book, "An Anatomy of Addiction."

Aired: 09/07/11

Rating: NR

The full episode is no longer available for online streaming. Why?

Please continue to enjoy extra(s) from this episode.

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

Major corporate funding for the PBS NewsHour is provided by BNSF, Consumer Cellular, Leidos, Babbel, and Raymond James. Funding for the PBS NewsHour Weekend is provided by Mutual of America. …