From an episode of BreakfastersPresented by Daniel Burt, Geraldine Hickey and Sarah Smith

Interview

Breakfasters: Dr Michael Livingston Asks ‘What Kind of Drinker Are You?’

While younger populations have decreased their alcohol consumption, baby boomers show persistent tendencies for over-consumption, despite showing an increased awareness of alcohol abuse. How might we understand the asymmetry between changing attitudes and persistent drinking habits? Dr Michael Livingston, a leading researcher on alcohol policy, gives some thoughts on the reasons why different population groups display different drinking habits.

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Listen to Breakfasters: Dr Michael Livingston Asks ‘What Kind of Drinker Are You?’09:179 October 2019