Addictionology is the field of medicine dedicated to caring for patients with an addiction. Addiction can be very difficult to define as the term is highly over-used in everyday conversations, however, it is a very complex illness and could be described as a dependence on a substance or behavior that affects physical, psychological and emotional well-being.
What is an Addictionologist?
An addictionologist is an expert professional trained to help individuals identify, treat and overcome addictions. Addictionologists are often psychologists with a specialty or enhanced training in the area of addictions. Our physicians understand the burdens caused by addictions and work with their patients to help them achieve the best possible outcome.