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Author Grinspoon, Peter, author.

Title Free refills : a doctor confronts his addiction / Peter Grinspoon, M.D.

Publication Info. New York : Hachette Books, 2016.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor  New Shelf  92 GRINSPOON,P    Available
 PAS San Rafael Branch Non-Fiction    92 GRINSPOON,P    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 232 pages ; 24 cm
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Summary "Free Refills is the harrowing tale of a Harvard-trained medical doctor run horribly amok through his addiction to prescription medication, and his recovery. Dr. Peter Grinspoon seemed to be a total success: a Harvard-educated M.D. with a thriving practice; married with two great kids and a gorgeous wife; a pillar of his community. But lurking beneath the thin veneer of having it all was an addict fueled on a daily boatload of prescription meds. When the police finally came calling--after a tip from a sharp-eyed pharmacist--Grinspoon's house of cards came tumbling down fast. His professional ego turned out to be an impediment to getting clean as he cycled through recovery to relapse, his reputation, family life, and lifestyle in ruins. What finally moves him to recover and reclaim life--including working with other physicians who themselves are addicts--makes for inspiring reading"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Grinspoon, Peter -- Health.
Physicians -- Drug use -- United States.
Physicians -- United States -- Biography.
Genre/Form Autobiographies.
ISBN 9780316382700 (hardback)
0316382701 (hardback)

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