Addictionology

What is Addictionology?

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.