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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.

ByHealthwise Staff
Primary Medical ReviewerAnne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Last RevisedAugust 17, 2012

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