Drinking in lockdown: Why are we drinking more and how can we cut back? (BBC Radio Scotland; National Radio)

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Period23 Apr 2021

Media contributions


Media contributions

  • TitleMornings with Stephen Jardine: Drinking in lockdown
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletBBC Radio Scotland:
    Media typeRadio
    Duration/Length/Size20 minutes
    Country/TerritoryUnited Kingdom
    DescriptionMore than half of adults admit they’ve been drinking more during lockdown. How have you changed your behaviour?
    PersonsGillian Shorter


  • alcohols
  • alcohol drinking
  • hazardous drinking
  • sleep
  • GABA
  • glutamate
  • mental health
  • stress
  • COVID-19
  • pandemic
  • lockdown
  • behaviour change
  • self help
  • problem drinking