Science of addiction

This is a conversation with Dr. Anna Lembke, She is Chief of the Stanford Addiction Medicine Dual Diagnosis Clinic at Stanford University School of Medicine Dr. Lembke is a psychiatrist expert in treating addictions of all kinds: drugs, alcohol, food, sex, video games, gambling, medication, etc. She is also an author of the book "Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence". In this conversation we talk about What is addiction, how to detect addiction, role of dopamine in addiction, pleasure-pain balance, tools to avoid and conquer addictions and societal role to fight addiction. This podcast is important for not only who is fighting addiction, their family and friends but also people who want to have an aware and healthy lifestyle.