SOURCE: Nursing Clio
Manhood, Madness, and Moonshine
by Dillon Carroll
Today's concern for "deaths of despair" among white Americans isn't unprecedented; a wave of alcoholism and temperance advocacy after the Civil War highlighted the relationship between social unsettlement, substance abuse and social reformism.
Dylan Thomas: Artist or Roustabout?
by Mary Lynne Evans
It’s the 100th anniversary of his birth. Wales is celebrating. But what are we celebrating?
SOURCE: The Atlantic
How Alcohol Conquered Russia
by Stan Fedun
A history of the country’s struggle with alcoholism, and why the government has done so little about it.
Was Grant a Drunk?
by Edward G. Longacre
Credit: Wiki Commons/HNN staff.
Is George W. a "Dry Drunk"?
by Katherine van Wormer
Dry drunk is a slang term used by members and supporters of Alcoholics Anonymous and substance abuse counselors to describe the recovering alcoholic who is no longer drinking, one who is dry, but whose thinking is clouded. Such an individual is said to be dry but not truly sober. Such an individual tends to go to extremes.
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