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Even the ancient Greeks suffered from addiction

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Addiction has long been recorded in human history, centuries before the opioid crisis. Carl Erik Fisher is an addiction physician and bioethicist and an assistant professor of clinical psychiatry at Columbia University. He joins host Krys Boyd to discuss his own struggle with alcoholism and his search to find answers in the policies, people and treatments of both the recent and distant past. His book is “The Urge: Our History of Addiction.”