addictionologist

Addictionologist

A GP certified in the field of addiction medicine in the UK who specialises in drug and alcohol dependence and other addictive illness.

addictionologist

(ă-dik″shŏn-ol′ŏ-jĭst) [ addiction + -logy]
A specialist in the diagnosis, study, and treatment of psychological dependence.
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A South African addictionologist visited us recently and stated that South Africa has the same problem.
Table 1: Suggestions for Controlling Prescription Drug Abuse: * At or above 100mg MED (morphine equivalent dose)--recommend referral to Pain Management (PM) specialist * At or above 200 MED-require referral to PM specialist, evaluation by a psychiatric provider or addictionologist, and sleep study * Recommend against use of benzodiazepines in combination with opioids * At or above 30 mg methadone/day--Refer to pain specialist * Limit of four doses of short-acting opioids per day * Limit of one short-acting agent concurrently * Discontinue use of suboxone prescribing for pain
Hoekenga is a Designated Disability Physician, addictionologist, a reviewer for Internet Review of Books and an author.
Kerns became Oregon's first certified addictionologist in 1987.
Goetz was a certified addictionologist who until the time of his death in March 1998 acted as the director of the Florida Impaired Practitioners Program.
More recently, Zwerling demonstrated that someone with an addiction can in theory receive a safe administration of pain medication, though it took significant prodding from his addictionologist to convince him, given his own background in healthcare.
I chose John Bennetts, MD, a well-known physician and addictionologist on the Monterey Peninsula.
Wiedershine, MD, Certified Addictionologist who has traveled the world for 13 years studying natural approaches to addiction treatment, will present the most cutting edge detox & abstinence symptom reversal program available in New York City, the LifeStream Program.
Overall Min/ Max/ Average Salary by Job Title (Manisses Salary Survey) Job Title: Min Max Average Addictionologist $23,504 $240,000 $71,056 CEO/ Senior-Level Executive $10,000 $250,000 $87,126 Clinical/ Medical Director $24,000 $275,000 $108,528 Front-Line Worker $16,500 $100,000 $36,597 Nurse $9,000 $135,200 $59,863 Program Director $24,500 $160,000 $59,232 Psychiatrist $39,000 $225,000 $140,195 Psychologist $20,500 $250,000 $73,410 Social Worker $18,000 $132,000 $48,798 Does your organization provide parity coverage for mental health and substance abuse services?
Dave Lewis, a psychiatrist and certified addictionologist, is a nationally respected medical professional and public figure dedicated to the prevention and treatment of substance abuse.

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