alcoholic insanity

alcoholic insanity

(1) An obsolete term for any alcohol-induced psychosis.
(2) Wernicke-Korsakoff syndrome, see there.
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Griffith was convicted of the former charge and was sentenced to two years in San Quentin Prison under the orders he would have medical help with his "alcoholic insanity".
Rum Maniacs: Alcoholic Insanity in the Early American Republic.
``The illusion that it is the fuel for your talent is the biggest crock of doodoo and if you're in the midst of alcoholic insanity it's no fun for anybody, it's a nightmare.