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alcohol-related disorders

alcohol-related disorders  

Substance-related disorders associated specifically with drinking alcohol, including alcohol abuse, alcohol dependence, Korsakoff's psychosis, and a range of alcohol-induced disorders. See ...
brewing

brewing  

The process by which beer is made. Fermentation of sugars from barley grain by the yeasts Saccharomyces cerevisiae and S. uvarum (or S. carlsbergenesis) produces alcohol (ethanol). In the first stage ...
drugs

drugs  

Narcotics, stimulants, inebriants, and mind-altering substances have been used historically by peoples around the world to satisfy a variety of needs, including religious activities, public ...
Eighteenth Amendment

Eighteenth Amendment  

The Eighteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, instituting national prohibition, was born out of temperance reformers' efforts to remove the blight of alcoholic drinks from society, as they ...
Frances Willard

Frances Willard  

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(1839–1898),president of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union from 1879 to 1898. Frances Elizabeth Caroline Willard became a national officer of the Woman's Christian Temperance Union (WCTU) at its ...
poverty

poverty  

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Poverty is no disgrace, but it is a great incovenience proverbial saying, late 16th century.poverty is not a crime proverbial saying, late 16th century.when poverty comes in at the door, love flies ...
temperance

temperance  

A powerful social and political force in Victorian Britain. Though it did not succeed in eradicating drink, it helped to control it. Between 1831 and 1931, spirit consumption per head p.a. fell from ...
Woman's Christian Temperance Union

Woman's Christian Temperance Union  

The WCTU began in 1874 in small-town Ontario. Local unions multiplied, provincial unions formed, and in 1885 the national WCTU was created. By 1891 it had 9,343 members; in 1914 ...

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