Anna Lembke

Psychiatrist

Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences (Psychopharmacology) at the Stanford University Medical Center

Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic

  • 401 Quarry Road
  • Stanford, CA 94304
  • Phone: 650-498-9111
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Professional Education

Board Certification: Addiction Medicine, American Board of Addiction Medicine (2012)

Internship: Highland General Hospital (1998) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (2001) CA

Medical Education: Stanford University School of Medicine (1995) CA

Residency: Stanford University School of Medicine (1997) CA

Board Certification: Psychiatry, American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology (2003)

Plasma oxytocin concentrations are lower in depressed vs. healthy control women and are independent of cortisol
Yuen, K. W., Garner, J. P., Carson, D. S., Keller, J., Lembke, A., & Parker, K. J. (2014). Plasma oxytocin concentrations are lower in depressed vs. healthy control women and are independent of cortisol. JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRIC RESEARCH, 51, 30-36.

HPA axis genetic variation, cortisol and psychosis in major depression
Schatzberg, A. F., Keller, J., Tennakoon, L., Lembke, A., Williams, G., & Murphy, G. M. (2014). HPA axis genetic variation, cortisol and psychosis in major depression. MOLECULAR PSYCHIATRY, 19(2), 220-227.

Recovery-oriented policy and care systems in the UK and USA.
Humphreys, K., & Lembke, A. (2014). Recovery-oriented policy and care systems in the UK and USA. Drug and alcohol review, 33(1), 13-18.

Pharmacotherapy for Alcohol Dependence: Perceived Treatment Barriers and Action Strategies Among Veterans Health Administration Service Providers
Harris, A. Hs., Ellerbe, L., Reeder, R. N., Bowe, T., Gordon, A. J., & Trafton, J. A. (2013). Pharmacotherapy for Alcohol Dependence: Perceived Treatment Barriers and Action Strategies Among Veterans Health Administration Service Providers. PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES, 10(4), 410-419.

From self-medication to intoxication: time for a paradigm shift.
Lembke, A. (2013). From self-medication to intoxication: time for a paradigm shift. Addiction , 108(4), 670-671.

Why doctors prescribe opioids to known opioid abusers. How cultural attitudes and financial disincentives affect the prescribing habits of physicians.
Lembke, A. (2013). Why doctors prescribe opioids to known opioid abusers. How cultural attitudes and financial disincentives affect the prescribing habits of physicians. Minnesota medicine, 96(3), 36-37.

Altered brain function underlying verbal memory encoding and retrieval in psychotic major depression
Kelley, R., Garrett, A., Cohen, J., Gomez, R., Lembke, A., & Schatzberg, A. (2013). Altered brain function underlying verbal memory encoding and retrieval in psychotic major depression. PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH-NEUROIMAGING, 211(2), 119-126.

Altered brain function underlying verbal memory encoding and retrieval in psychotic major depression.
Kelley, R., Garrett, A., Cohen, J., Gomez, R., Lembke, A., & Schatzberg, A. (2013). Altered brain function underlying verbal memory encoding and retrieval in psychotic major depression. Psychiatry research, 211(2), 119-126.

The mineralocorticoid receptor agonist, fludrocortisone, differentially inhibits pituitary-adrenal activity in humans with psychotic major depression
Lembke, A., Gomez, R., Tenakoon, L., Keller, J., Cohen, G., & Schatzberg, A. F. (2013). The mineralocorticoid receptor agonist, fludrocortisone, differentially inhibits pituitary-adrenal activity in humans with psychotic major depression. PSYCHONEUROENDOCRINOLOGY, 38(1), 115-121.

Time to Abandon the Self-Medication Hypothesis in Patients with Psychiatric Disorders
Lembke, A. (2012). Time to Abandon the Self-Medication Hypothesis in Patients with Psychiatric Disorders. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF DRUG AND ALCOHOL ABUSE, 38(6), 524-529.

Why Doctors Prescribe Opioids to Known Opioid Abusers
Lembke, A. (2012). Why Doctors Prescribe Opioids to Known Opioid Abusers. NEW ENGLAND JOURNAL OF MEDICINE, 367(17), 1580-1581.

The relationships of positive and negative symptoms with neuropsychological functioning and their ability to predict verbal memory in psychotic major depression
Che, A. M., Gomez, R. G., Keller, J., Lembke, A., Tennakoon, L., & Schatzberg, A. F. (2012). The relationships of positive and negative symptoms with neuropsychological functioning and their ability to predict verbal memory in psychotic major depression. PSYCHIATRY RESEARCH, 198(1), 34-38.

Alcohol Screening Scores and the Risk of New-Onset Gastrointestinal Illness or Related Hospitalization
Lembke, A., Bradley, K. A., Henderson, P., Moos, R., & Harris, A. Hs. (2011). Alcohol Screening Scores and the Risk of New-Onset Gastrointestinal Illness or Related Hospitalization. JOURNAL OF GENERAL INTERNAL MEDICINE, 26(7), 777-782.

Depression and smoking cessation: does the evidence support psychiatric practice?
Lembke, A., Johnson, K., & DeBattista, C. (2007). Depression and smoking cessation: does the evidence support psychiatric practice?. Neuropsychiatric disease and treatment, 3(4), 487-493.

Psychotherapy, symptom outcomes, and role functioning over one year among patients with bipolar disorder
Miklowitz, D. J., Otto, M. W., Wisniewski, S. R., Araga, M., Frank, E., & Sachs, G. S. (2006). Psychotherapy, symptom outcomes, and role functioning over one year among patients with bipolar disorder. PSYCHIATRIC SERVICES, 57(7), 959-965.

Update on augmentation of antidepressant response in resistant depression.
DeBattista, C., & Lembke, A. (2005). Update on augmentation of antidepressant response in resistant depression. Current psychiatry reports, 7(6), 435-440.

Psychosocial service utilization by patients with bipolar disorders: data from the first 500 participants in the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program.
Lembke, A., Miklowitz, D. J., Otto, M. W., Zhang, H., Wisniewski, S. R., & Ketter, T. A. (2004). Psychosocial service utilization by patients with bipolar disorders: data from the first 500 participants in the Systematic Treatment Enhancement Program. Journal of psychiatric practice, 10(2), 81-87.

A prospective trial of modafinil as an adjunctive treatment of major depression
DeBattista, C., Lembke, A., Solvason, H. B., Ghebremichael, R., & Poirier, J. (2004). A prospective trial of modafinil as an adjunctive treatment of major depression. JOURNAL OF CLINICAL PSYCHOPHARMACOLOGY, 24(1), 87-90.

Current status of the utilization of antiepileptic treatments in mood, anxiety and aggression: Drugs and devices
Barry, J. J., Lembke, A., & Bullock, K. D. (2004). Current status of the utilization of antiepileptic treatments in mood, anxiety and aggression: Drugs and devices. CLINICAL EEG AND NEUROSCIENCE, 35(1), 4-13.

Why is this special issue on women's professional development in psychiatry necessary?
Lembke, A. (2004). Why is this special issue on women's professional development in psychiatry necessary?. ACADEMIC PSYCHIATRY, 28(4), 275-277.

A Friday in the life of an academic psychiatrist
Lembke, A. (2003). A Friday in the life of an academic psychiatrist. ACADEMIC PSYCHIATRY, 27(3), 214-215.

Safety of antidepressants in the elderly.
Sommer, B. R., Fenn, H., Pompei, P., DeBattista, C., Lembke, A., & Flores, B. (2003). Safety of antidepressants in the elderly. Expert opinion on drug safety, 2(4), 367-383.

Neural correlates of timbre change in harmonic sounds
Menon, V., Levitin, D. J., Smith, B. K., Lembke, A., Krasnow, B. D., & McAdams, S. (2002). Neural correlates of timbre change in harmonic sounds. NEUROIMAGE, 17(4), 1742-1754.

The status of evidence-based guidelines and algorithms in the treatment of depression
Debattista, C., Trivedi, M. H., Kern, J. K., & Lembke, A. (2002). The status of evidence-based guidelines and algorithms in the treatment of depression. PSYCHIATRIC ANNALS, 32(11), 658-663.

Olanzapine in diverse syndromal and subsyndromal exacerbations of bipolar disorders
Janenawasin, S., Wang, P. W., Lembke, A., Schumacher, M., Das, B., & Ketter, T. A. (2002). Olanzapine in diverse syndromal and subsyndromal exacerbations of bipolar disorders. BIPOLAR DISORDERS, 4(5), 328-334.

Impaired recognition of facial emotion in mania
Lembke, A., & Ketter, T. A. (2002). Impaired recognition of facial emotion in mania. AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY, 159(2), 302-304.

Depression in Individuals with Epilepsy.
Barry, J. J., Huynh, N., & Lembke, A. (2000). Depression in Individuals with Epilepsy. Current treatment options in neurology, 2(6), 571-585.

Isolated meningeal vasculopathy associated with Clostridium septicum infection
Crowley, R. S., Lembke, A., & Horoupian, D. S. (1997). Isolated meningeal vasculopathy associated with Clostridium septicum infection. NEUROLOGY, 48(1), 265-267.