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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.

By Healthwise Staff
Primary Medical Reviewer Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine
Specialist Medical Reviewer E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Current as of August 17, 2012

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Last Updated: August 17, 2012
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