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

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Chapter VI - Emotions

Thursday 1st January 1970

In this episode of 'The Psychology of Alcoholism,' Dr. Cutten discusses the complex interplay between chronic alcoholism and emotions, delving into the various factors that influence emotional states and the ways in which alcoholism can exacerbate negative emotions. Listen now 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: Exploring the Impact of Emotions

The emotional vagaries of the drunkard take their color according to his inheritance and daily habit.
In this episode of 'The Psychology of Alcoholism,' Dr. Cutten explores the impact of chronic alcoholism on emotions. He begins by discussing the evolutionary aspects of emotions and the infinite variety of emotions that exist, before delving into the differences between moods and emotions. Dr. Cutten notes that the emotional vagaries of a drunkard are often colored by their inheritance and daily habits, and that acts of kindness can be misconstrued as malicious.
He also discusses the relationship between fear and alcoholism, citing K. Halbroner's lecture on the connection between misuse of alcohol and the appearance of fear. Dr. Cutten then goes on to explore the order of acquiring emotions by the race and how blood supply has a great influence on emotions. He notes the retroactive effects of music on emotions and the disagreements that arise regarding the physiological concomitant of emotions. Ultimately, Dr.
Cutten presents religious conversion and hypnotism as cures for alcoholism. This episode provides a fascinating exploration of the complex interplay between chronic alcoholism and emotions. Listen now on alcoholfree.com.