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

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  • Chapter IX - Insanity part 2

Chapter IX - Insanity part 2

Thursday 1st January 1970

Dr. George Barton Cutten's exploration of the physiological effects of chronic alcoholism on the body is a must-listen for anyone interested in the topic. Learn about delirium, hallucinations, and the two cures proposed by Dr. Cutten.
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Psychology of Alcoholism, The by George Barton Cutten (1874 - 1962)
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The Horrors of Chronic Alcoholism: A Look Into Insanity and its Effects on the Body

Eliminating alcoholic drinking from our social system, one of the most prolific, exciting and predisposing causes of insanity would be eradicated.
In 'Chapter IX - Insanity part 2' of 'The Psychology of Alcoholism,' Dr. George Barton Cutten delves into the horrors of chronic alcoholism. He explores the physiological effects of alcohol on the body and how it affects memory, intellect, will, emotions, and senses that affect an individual's morals and sanity. Dr. Cutten presents two cures for alcoholism: religious conversion and hypnotism.
He cites examples of delirium tremens and other cases that suggest the failing of sex powers may be a factor in inciting the delusions. Dr. Cutten also discusses the effects of alcoholism on offspring and how eliminating alcohol from our social system could eradicate one of the most exciting and predisposing causes of insanity. This podcast episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the topic of chronic alcoholism and its effects on the body.
Listen to the episode now here on alcoholfree.com.