New podcast: What is the point in ‘Dry January’?

Bottles and glasses of alcohol

In our latest podcast professor of psychology Matt Field discusses what many people will be doing next month, ‘Dry January’.

According to the group Alcohol Concern five million Britons took part in ‘Dry January’ last year. Matt Field will be taking part this year as he has in past years.

The professor is an expert on addiction is a fan of the effort, and he says it almost certainly has short-term benefits. However, he says it’s not entirely clear ‘Dry January’ changes our relationship with alcohol in a lasting way.

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