E. M. Jellinek and the evolution of alcohol studies: a critical essay

Addiction. 1997 Dec;92(12):1619-37.


The career of E. M. Jellinek and his impact on the evolution of the modern alcohol studies field is examined. Special attention is paid to his statistical and theoretical contributions, his work with the Yale Section of Alcohol Studies and the World Health Organization, and his own evolving perspective toward alcohol problems.

Publication types

  • Biography
  • Historical Article

MeSH terms

  • Alcoholism / epidemiology
  • Alcoholism / history*
  • History, 20th Century
  • Humans
  • Research / history
  • United States

Personal name as subject

  • E M Jellinek