Through the meticulous analysis of such words as dipsomania, inebriety, and alcoholism, Tracy discusses social and legal changes that moved drunkards out of jails and mental institutions and into private and state-supported facilities devoted to the curing of inebriates. Along the way, she touches on many other subjects of interest to social-medical historians.
Keeley and his bichloride of gold cure for inebriates, certainly an example of patent medicine quackery at high tide, she does not devote much space to medically-based recovery therapies of the pre-Prohibition era.
Joseph Edward Turner, was possessed with the idea of building an asylum for inebriates. This was in the first half of the 19th century, a time when mentioning the possibility that chronic inebriation was a disease brought hoots of derision and outright contempt.
Drunkard's Refuge: The Lessons of the New York State Inebriate Asylum
gather at the Flying Swan on Christmas Eve as a blizzard rages outside.
The court ruled that the law against drunken driving is intended to protect the public against inebriates
behind the wheel, no matter what propels their cars.
Under the Inebriates
Act of 1898 anyone supplying the 55-year-old - called Wheelchair Billy - with alcohol over the next three years will be fined.
Alcohol intoxication robs inebriates of their judgment and decisionmaking abilities at the same time that it reduces inhibitions and temporarily impairs motor skills.
Whether young, old, professionally employed, or unemployed, all inebriates possess the tendency for sudden mood swings and aggressive behavior, which means that officers must take seriously all threats from individuals under the influence.
Building Systems to Manage Inebriates: The Divergent Paths of California and Massachusetts, 1891-1920 Early social-welfare system builders tried between 1891 and 1920 to create public systems to manage habitual drunkards and drug users, with some success in Massachusetts but failure in California.
Inebriates were the system builders' greatest challenge.
No one knows more about the history of treatment for inebriates
than Jim Baumohl.