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Psychology of Alcoholism, The by George Barton Cutten (1874 - 1962)

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  • Chapter III - Memory

Chapter III - Memory

Thursday 1st January 1970

Join Dr. Cutten as he discusses the effects of chronic alcoholism on memory, intellect, emotions, and the mind. Discover the scientific evidence behind the loss of memory in alcoholics. Listen to the full episode on alcoholfree.com.
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Psychology of Alcoholism, The by George Barton Cutten (1874 - 1962)
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The Psychology of Alcoholism: How Alcohol Affects Memory and the Mind

In no condition is this better shown than in that of fatigue.
In Chapter III of The Psychology of Alcoholism, Dr. Cutten delves into the effects of chronic alcoholism on memory, intellect, emotions, and the mind. He presents scientific evidence that alcohol has a distinct effect on the senses and impairs recognition, trustworthiness, and orientation. Additionally, he discusses the importance of memory in personality and posits two cures known at the time: religious conversion and hypnotism.
The physical basis of associations of ideas is destroyed in alcoholism, leaving no means of approach to recall an idea. In no condition is this better shown than in that of fatigue. Listen to the full episode on alcoholfree.com to discover the full extent of the disorders and the psychological and physical connection between alcoholism and memory.