addiction specialist

(1) Addictionologist
(2) A general practitioner thrust in the role, when one of his/her patients suffers an addiction, or an allied health care professional—e.g., a nurse or psychologist—functioning in the context of an ‘outreach’ program

addiction specialist

Substance abuse specialist, addictionologist, addictologist A health professional–eg, a psychiatrist, who manages a Pt with dependence on various substances of abuse–eg, alcohol, cocaine, opiates, tobacco Salary $79K + 17% bonus
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Merson has a meeting with an addiction specialist, and footballing friends Fowler and Parlour offer assistance.
Bunso needs help from an addiction specialist (contact your nearest medical center), and convince him to consult one right away.
Byline: MARK GRIFFITHS, BEHAVIOURAL ADDICTION SPECIALIST AT NOTTINGHAM TRENT UNIVERSITY
Gambling addiction specialist Liz said: "Four years ago, 70 per cent were gambling online.
Through GREAT MOMS, women schedule a block of appointments where they can receive care from an addiction specialist, certified nurse midwife and others involved in their care.
SAN DIEGO -- Clinicians have few tools to monitor pain medication use and abuse in their patients--but addiction specialist and internist Edwin Salsitz, MD, says the inexpensive and simple urine test can provide an impressive amount of useful information.
She left the centre for a few days to see a mental health and addiction specialist in Chicago.
Addiction specialist Dr Des Crowley said: "Now we see a range of substances, particularly tablets, benzodiazepines, sleeping tablets and z-hypnotics."
Corey Waller, an addiction specialist in New Jersey.
"Estimates suggest there are currently about 4,400 actively practicing certified addiction specialist physicians (addiction medicine and addiction psychiatry) in the country, but data on the specialty workforce is limited," according to the report.
In 1982, he participated in the magnificent movie "El-Aar" (Shame) playing the role of the addiction specialist who is torn between his work and the fact that his father was a drug dealer.

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