BBC's "The Why Factor" on alcohol addiction


Chris Finan is interviewed by Catherine Carr for the BBC's series "The Why Factor."  The episode on alcohol addiction includes a discussion of why countries like America and India have at times turned against alcohol; stories of addiction in India and Kenya and a history of temperance and prohibition movements in America. Medical specialists explain why people can become alcoholics, why some people are drinking more and the treatments available. How Alcoholics Anonymous began and how a new synthetic alcohol may provide a solution.