Alcohol dependence during COVID-19 lockdown

Episode 8,   Apr 12, 2020, 01:12 PM

The lockdown has all of us missing something that may not necessarily add nutritional value to our lives. Of them, alcohol tops the list for quite a few. But when recreational use bleeds into dependence - it can become a dangerous situation to navigate for addicts. 

In this episode, Dr Aiswarya explains what constitutes alcohol abuse, and the dark side of the forced detox in the lockdown. In conversation with Dr Aiswarya is Dr. Poorna Chandrika, the Director of the Institute of Mental Health, Chennai.