Dr. Olivier Ameisen on a Cure for Alcoholism

January 30, 2011

Dr. Olivier Ameisen was a cardiologist until his alcoholism left his life in tatters. He found relief with the a drug that eliminates his cravings for alcohol. But it's an old drug, so there's no profit incentive to research this new use. He tells the story to Anne Strainchamps, and in his book "The End of My Addiction."

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