Monday 7th August - 05:15 PM BST
The Opening Interview: Dopamine Nation
Step into the world of modern brain chemistry with psychiatrist and author Dr. Anna Lembke.
Discussing her latest book with Simon Wessely, Lembke draws on decades of expertise and research from the cutting edge of neuroscience to argue how, in a world consumed by instant gratification, the pursuit of too much pleasure is having disastrous and far-reaching consequences.
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Stanford addiction expert
Anna Lembke is a groundbreaking psychiatrist and addiction medicine expert. Alongside shaping individual lives in her clinical practice, Lembke has featured on the hit Netflix documentary The Social Dilemma, and has testified before various committees in the United States House of Representatives and Senate.
Simon Wessely is a visionary psychiatrist and epidemiologist at the forefront of research in medicine, psychiatry, clinical epidemiology and military health. He currently holds the position of Regius Professor of Psychiatry at King's College London.