Alcoholism is a chronic medical disease of the brain. As with many other chronic diseases, it requires lifestyle changes, psychological and nutritional counseling, and medication to be most effectively treated.
This program features the latest research that explores the differences between the brains of alcoholics and the brains of social drinkers. It shows why a comprehensive approach to treating alcoholism is the best way to get the disease under control.
The benefit of support groups like Alcoholics Anonymous is highlighted, and patients stories offer hope to those who are dealing with alcohol addiction and alcoholism.
In English, with English-language subtitles. Viewing time: 27 minutes. 2010.
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