Addiction Psychiatrist

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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