CNN Presents

Episode 2


Aired Unknown Aug 19, 2001 on CNN
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llegal drugs grab the headlines when it comes to addiction. But in fact, alcohol is the most abused substance in the world. In this hour, CNN Presents takes an inside and very personal look at how alcoholism is treated in this country. We'll follow the story of one young woman's struggle to overcome her addiction and go inside addiction research clinics on the cutting edge of new treatments. We'll learn how new brain imaging techniques and genetic research is leading to controversial new treatments that are challenging the long-held belief that "the 12-Steps" is the only way to manage addiction.moreless

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