Addiction psychiatrist - a specialist to identify and treat a disease like drug addiction. There are different types of drug poisoning (hashishism, morphinism and others) and substance abuse (alcoholism, tabagism), etc. more
The specialist works with such diseases and disorders:
alcohol addiction; drug addiction; dependence on smoking; "Syndrome Player"; pharmacological dependence.
Psychiatrist deals with people dependent on chemical agents. Basically, patients are adolescents and youths using drugs.
In addition to synthetic substances, the competence of the psychiatrist is a alcohol, to be exact - people suffering from alcoholism. The task of the doctor - if not forever rid of the dependence of the patient, at least to achieve a positive result in an unequal struggle.
Unfortunately, directly patients almost never do turn to this expert for help. Therefore, their are bringing for treatment, relatives or close people, who need to know under what symptoms is needed the psychiatrist:
pupils to the point or too extended;
slow or fast speech;
strange requests for money;
strange phone calls.
A visit to the doctor
If your relative is in trouble, it is necessary to take care of medical reception. You can even call the psychiatrist at home - now this service is widespread.
No special training is needed - just make sure that the patient was not under no drugs or alcohol before the reception.
At first The doctor will talk with patient addicted, to understand how deeply all gone. It also will examine the patient - to check the reaction of pupils to light, look hands, hold some tests.
If necessary, the psychiatrist will direct the analysis and make the treatment regimen.
If the patient subsequently developed a long abuse of any violation -psychiatrist has the right to redirect the patient to the profile expert.