New Study Links Van Gogh Depression to Alcohol Withdrawal

November 3rd, 2020

A new study into Vincent van Gogh’s psychiatric health has put forth that the artist had delirium, caused in part by alcohol withdrawal. “Those who consume large amounts of alcohol in combination with malnutrition, run the risk of brain function impairment including mental problems,” the study reads. “Moreover, abrupt stopping with excessive alcohol consumption can lead to withdrawal phenomena, including a delirium.”

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