Jacek Moskalewicz: The changing meaning of addiction in Polish medical journals in the late 19th and early 20th century
Posted on 03-09-2013
Jacek Moskalewicz discusses a paper, which presents results of a study on the history of addiction carried out within the
framework of the ALICE RAP project with the participation of researchers from Austria, Italy, Poland and the UK. This paper is restricted to the Polish historical experience and its aim is to follow changing meanings of addiction in the Polish medical journals from 1860 until 1930.


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Location: London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

"Under Control? Alcohol and Drug Regulation, Past and Present" ┬áconference was held at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine 21-23rd June 2013. Under Control? was supported by the Alcohol Research UK; Bowling Green State University; the Alcohol and Drugs History Society, Brock University (Faculty of Applied Health Sciences); the Society for the Study…

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