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Said Mark Keller in his chapter in Alcohol Interventions, “Like all treatments, apparently the long institutional confinement also produced its fair share of remissions. ” Some alcoholics were sent to “lunatic asylums” for the mentally ill, and they were also put on restricted diets as a form of punishment for their alcohol excesses. The cold shower punishment was a common treatment for alcoholism at hospitals of the time. Poverty-stricken alcoholics in the early 19th century were also often warehoused into almshouses, along with mentally ill people, the blind, those with syphilis, and others that society did not know what to do about (sometimes including orphaned children).

3 (2002): 263–270. Krasnick Warsh, Cheryl, ed. Drink in Canada: Historical Essays. Montreal, Canada: McGill-Queens University Press, 1993. , Robin A. LaVallee, Gerald D. Williams, and Hsiao-ye Yi. Surveillance Report #82: Apparent Per Capita Alcohol Consumption: National, State, and Regional Trends, 1977–2005. National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism. : National Institutes of Health, August 2007. Lender, Mark Edwards. ” In Alcohol Interventions: Historical and Sociocultural Approaches, edited by David L.

They also have a seven-fold increase in risk for unintentional injuries and are more likely to become involved in alcohol-related violence up to age 21 and beyond. Underage-drinking laws have had a positive impact on adolescents, based on research by James C. Fell and colleagues published in 2009 in Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. According to the researchers’ analysis of state drinking laws over the period 1982 to 2004, the laws against those under age 21 purchasing and possessing alcohol as well as the zero-tolerance law prohibiting drivers from having a very low (or any, depending on the state) level of blood alcohol have saved an estimated 732 lives per year nationwide.

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