About The Event
On August 31st, Stanford Psychiatrist, Anna Lembke, MD joined the CalPsychiatry Psych Media Discussion Group to discuss her recent book, Dopamine Nation, with CalPsychiatry psychiatrist, Sir Melancon, MD.
During this discussion, Anna Lembke discusses the framework her book provides to mental health practitioners in need of tools for discussing substance abuse. She discusses the neuroscience behind helping patients accept an abstinence program of a 4-week fast from the substance of concern. She further explores the natural withdrawal cycle a patient can experience during a detox program.