An Essay, Medical, Philosophical, and Chemical on Drunkenness and Its Effects on the Human Body (Psychology Revivals)
|Series title:||Psychology Revivals Ser.|
|Publication Date:||Jul 2013|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $155.00|
| Book Description: |
It was during the course of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries that the problem of chronic alcohol dependence in modern society and its consequent medical effects emerged. The topic of drunkenness figures prominently in the thinking and writing of social reformers, politicians, theorists, medical practitioners, and psychiatrists. Eventually, by the mid-nineteenth century, 'alcoholism' was named as the disease of habitual drunkenness. Possibly the most important book to predict...