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Addiction psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in the treatment of people who have addictions to substances such as alcohol, medicines, or illegal drugs.
Addiction psychiatrists can be board-certified through the Board of Psychiatry and Neurology, which is recognized by the American Board of Medical Specialties.
Last Revised: August 17, 2012
Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
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