Dopamine Nation Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence – Anna Lembke

“Dopamine Nation: Finding Balance in the Age of Indulgence” by Anna Lembke is a book about the intertwined relationship between pleasure and pain, and how our brains are wired to seek out pleasure through activities such as bingeing on social media, gambling, and substance use.

Throughout the book, Dr. Lembke draws on her experience as an addiction specialist and shares stories of her patients to illustrate how the pursuit of pleasure can become addictive and ultimately damaging.

The book has been praised for its authoritative and compassionate tone, as well as its valuable insights into addiction and the brain. It has been a bestseller in several publications, including The New York Times and The Los Angeles Times.