From the June 1974 magazine.

About Alcoholism - Alcoholism Information, Research and Treatment

Probes and Needles

An eminent German neurologist and his research team at Gottingen University have developed what they believe to be a cure for cases of alcoholism and drug addiction that were once considered hopeless. Professor Fritz Roeder and his associates have developed techniques for a relatively safe operation on the brain to neutralize the part responsible for addiction.

"After many years of experiments on animals, as well as a number of hospital trials, our method can be considered safe," Professor Roeder [says]. "Our research has revealed that dependence on drugs or alcohol...

-- Thomas Land