Body Composition in Control, Alcoholic and Depressive Individuals Using a Multiple Isotope Technique and Whole Body Counting of Potassium
Primary alcoholics (those who had become addicted to alcohol without pre-existing depression, sociopathy, anxiety neurosis, hysteria, or schizophrenia).
Depression-alcoholics who had clearcut episodes of depression without pre-existing alcoholism, sociopathy etc. and
Sociopathy alcoholics, those who had histories of police problems “with early onset of excessive fighting, delinquency, job trouble, sexual promiscuity, wanderlust, or periods of being a ‘runaway’ ”.
KeywordsBody Composition Total Body Water Primary Alcoholic Exchangeable Sodium Total Body Potassium
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