Elias Aboujaoude, MD, MA, is a psychiatry professor, writer and scholar based at Stanford University, where is the director of the Impulse Control Disorders Clinic and the Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Clinic. He has also held academic positions at UC Berkeley and UC San Francisco, and an Honorary Professorship at the University of York. His research interests and peer-reviewed publications have focused on OCD, behavioral addictions and the intersection of technology and psychology. His books include Virtually You: The Dangerous Powers of the E-Personality, Impulse Control Disorders and Mental Health in the Digital Age: Grave Dangers, Great Promise. His work has been widely covered, including by The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, CNN, ABC and PBS.