The daughter of an alcoholic mother is on holiday in Skegness.
She wonders if she is doing any better by her daughter than her own alcoholic and absent mother did by her.
In general, however, in India as in Britain, policy equated opium with alcoholic spirits, whose consumption should be regulated but not prohibited.
This could play a role in the growing rate of alcoholic liver disease in Mexican-Americans.
She describes her youth in Sligo as chaotic, being the daughter of alcoholic parents.
Our observer noted that the enemy was having some sort of party, which included the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Dorothea Dix was born in Hampden, Maine, the daughter of an alcoholic Methodist preacher who was the black sheep of a wealthy merchant family.
The author did, in fact, suffer a nervous breakdown and alcoholic collapse at the cabin, but recuperated with the help of ‘Larry’, who had become a very close friend.
In England and Wales there are around 9,000 admissions to hospital each year from alcoholic liver disease and 800 deaths in patients under the age of 45.