Ideology, history and changing models of liver cirrhosis epidemiology.

  • Denise Herd
  • Published 1992 in British journal of addiction
This analysis describes changes in assumptions about beverage alcohol use as a major cause of liver cirrhosis since the turn of the century. The findings reveal that social and political views shaped by the temperance movement, Repeal era and modern alcoholism movement have had a profound impact on medical and public health interpretations of the role of… CONTINUE READING