Alcohol and Body Damage

  • Derrick B. Jelliffe
  • E. F. Patrice Jelliffe


From the beginning of time man has been plagued by famine, disease, and pestilence. Thus, life has always been difficult, and any mood-altering drug found by our ancestors was absorbed into the ritual of subsequent cultures. This was particularly so with substances that could lessen stress and anxiety and induce a jovial, exaggerated “all’s well with the world” feeling.


Alcoholic Liver Disease Fetal Alcohol Syndrome Palm Wine Body Damage Central Control System 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • Derrick B. Jelliffe
    • 1
  • E. F. Patrice Jelliffe
    • 1
  1. 1.Population, Family and International Health Division, School of Public HealthUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA

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