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Why see a psychiatrist for addiction?

Psychiatrists Provide Essential Treatment for Addiction Addiction is a challenging struggle, one which is difficult to overcome. However, addiction can be even more impossible to conquer without the right psychiatric help. Why do I need to see a psychiatrist for a drug or alcohol problem?    Intro by Dr Mike McPhillips/Chelsea Consulting Rooms Psychiatrists are qualified medical doctors, who then go on to do a long postgraduate training in all forms of mental disorders.   They spend most of their time treating outpatients, but their most unwell patients sometimes become inpatients, so in addition to their outpatient practice, most private…