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Alcoholism in the Czech and Slovak Republics in the Last 30 Years

An Uneasy Legacy for the Reformers
  • Martin Bútora
Part of the Topics in Social Psychiatry book series (TSPS)

Abstract

As in other European countries, alcohol consumption in the Czech and Slovak Republics is a common aspect of everyday life. But alcohol not only has a soothing and relaxing effect, it also causes suffering and many problems. This self-evident fact was not fully recognized in the past because the Czechoslovak communist regime either denied the existence of alcohol-related problems or underplayed their significance.

Keywords

Alcohol Consumption Slovak Republic Problem Drinker Drinking Habit Detention Center 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Bútora
    • 1
  1. 1.Center for Social Analysis, BratislavaBratislavaSlovakia

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