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Theodore Dalrymple, MD

Retired Physician, Author

Romancing Opiates

Dr. Anthony Daniels, MD, a.k.a. Theodore Dalrymple, is a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute, where he is the Dietrich Weismann Fellow, and a contributing editor of City Journal. He has also written a column for The Spectator of London for many years and writes regularly for National Review. Dalrymple ​currently provides psychiatric-expert assessments in murder trials. Previously he worked as a doctor in Africa and the Gilbert Islands and, upon his return to the UK, as a psychiatrist in a prison hospital in the Midlands, and the East End of London. He is a regular contributor to, among others, the British Medical Journal, The Times of London, The Observer, The Daily Telegraph, The Spectator, The Salisbury Review, and National Review. He is the author of numerous books, including "An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Medicine" and "Romancing Opiates: Pharmacological Lies and the Addiction Bureaucracy.” Much of Dalrymple's writing is based on his experience of working with criminals and the mentally ill.

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