The Dr. Drew Podcast

The Dr. Drew Podcast

United States

Dr. Drew Pinsky, board certified internist and addiction medicine specialist, takes listener calls and talks to experts on a variety of topics relating to health, relationships, sex and drug addiction.

Episodes

#292: Jimmy O. Yang  

Dr. Drew is joined this week by actor and comedian Jimmy O. Yang of HBO's Silicon Valley. Jimmy shares his story about growing up in Hong Kong and his family's immigration to America. They discuss intra-race discrimination within the Asian community and Jimmy's own experience of it before taking some calls from listeners.

#291: Mark Gergaos and BetterHelp's Haesue Jo  

Dr. Drew kicks off the show talking to Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist Haesue Joe about mental health and BetterHelp. Then Drew welcomes Mark Geragos to the show and the guys chat briefly about their history growing up together as well as their somewhat unique shared experience of co-hosting shows with Adam Carolla. Drew and Mark also discuss some of their concerns within current events.

#290: Listener Calls  

Drew spends today's whole show taking your phone calls. Drew talks to a variety of fans with questions ranging from why addictive tendencies continue after the substance is no longer present, how anxiety plays into someone in addiction recovery, the recent positive drug test of MMA fighter Jon Jones and more.

#289: Listener Calls  

Dr. Drew goes straight to the phones this episode and spends the entire episode talking to fans and answering their questions. Callers include one person who is newly on mood altering medication who is wondering how long they will take to stabilize, another with thoughts on the impact of the recent Netflix series '13 Reasons Why', a question about a vasectomy and many more.

#288: Wes Alwan  

Drew welcomes podcaster Wes Alwan (The Partially Examined Life) to the show to discuss his area of expertise - Psychology. The guys dive deep on Wes' history working in the field and how the study of philosophy has evolved thought the generations.

#287: David McRaney  

Drew welcomes podcaster and author David McRaney to the show and them immediately dive in and have a very in depth conversation about the Dunning-Kruger effect. Drew also touches on the idea that he has thought about trying to convert the thoughts of a flat earth supporter to his form of thinking. They also discuss the backfire effect and much much more.

#286: Kim Litton  

Drew opens the show by welcoming in Kim Litton to tell her story about her history with substance abuse and her journey to get her life in order and eventually get into counseling, specifically when it comes to other women. They discuss the different stigmas that are thrust, rightfully or not, on women who use substances as opposed to men. As the show wraps up Drew goes to the phones and takes some listener phone calls.

#285: Steve-O  

A special crossover podcast with This Life. Dr. Drew and Bob Forrest sit down with Steve-O

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