Alcohol—Social Lubricant or Drug of Abuse?
Lecture no. 7 from the course: The Addictive Brain
Taught by Professor Thad Polk | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Alcohol is often discussed separately from other drugs, but as you’ll discover in this lecture, alcohol affects the human body in many of the same ways. Take a close look at your brain on alcohol to explore dependence, withdrawal, and genetic susceptibility. Then review several treatment options for alcohol abuse.