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A Statistical Note on the Social Causes of Alcoholism

  • W. C. Sullivan (a1)

The object of this paper is to draw attention to the nature of the social conditions that lead respectively to drunkenness and to chronic alcoholism, and to point out that these two phenomena are in great measure related to two distinct types of drinking, differing in origin, differing enormously in social gravity, and corresponding to quite different statistical measures.

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“Alcoholism and Suicidal Impulses,” Journ. of Mental Science, April, 1898; “Relation of Alcoholism to Suicide in England,” ibid., April, 1900.
Rochat, , L'Alcoolisme en Italie, Florence, 1899. See also statistics from the Asylum of Mombello, in Archivio di Psichiatria, vol. xxi.
Jimeno y Azcuarate, La Criminalidad en Asturias, Oviedo, 1900.
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A Statistical Note on the Social Causes of Alcoholism

  • W. C. Sullivan (a1)
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