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Editor-In-Chief: C. Michael Gibson, M.S., M.D. [1] Associate Editor(s)-in-Chief: Shakiba Hassanzadeh, MD[2]

Overview

The term 'alcoholism' was first used in medical texts by Magnus Huss in 1894.

Historical Perspective

  • The term 'alcoholism' was first used in medical texts by Magnus Huss in 1894.[1]

References

  1. Lesch OM, Dietzel M, Musalek M, Walter H, Zeiler K (1988). "The course of alcoholism. Long-term prognosis in different types". Forensic Sci Int. 36 (1–2): 121–38. doi:10.1016/0379-0738(88)90225-3. PMID 3338683.