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Profile of a Problem Drinker

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In telling the story of David Spear this film looks beyond the familiar picture of the alcoholic to the insecurities and inner motivations that cause people to lean on alcohol. Liquor became so important to David that it threatened his job and his home life. The doctor to whom he finally turns explains the medical and other resources available to him and helps him to an understanding of the real reasons behind his uncontrolled drinking.

1957, 29 min 20 s

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