Addiction psychiatry is a psychological and physical inability to stop consuming a chemical, drug, activity, or substance, even though it is causing psychological and physical harm. Addiction psychiatry involves treating individuals living with one or more addiction dependencies, such as drugs, alcohol and other addictive substances. This may include disorders involving legal and illegal drugs, gambling, sex, food, and other impulse control disorders. The symptoms of addiction psychiatry may be Chemical dependence, substance dependence, getting intoxicated on a regular basis, Avoiding friends and family members, getting irritation, giving up activities they used to enjoy, talking a lot about using drugs or alcohol, getting in trouble with the law, taking sexual risks, depressed, hopeless or suicidal feelings, and many more. Addiction psychiatry aims to treat individuals with addiction issues along with co-occurring psychiatric disorders, otherwise known as patients with dual diagnosis.
Addiction psychiatry topic is related to Psychiatry. Psychiatry is the branch of medicine that study diagnosis, prevention and treatment of mental disorders. Psychiatry Open Access journal invites researcher from around the globe working on Addiction psychiatry. It is a peer reviewed Journal, with rapid publication process. It covers the topics such as stress, anxiety disorders, antidepressants, Behavioral changes, emotions, eating disorders, Phobias, Amnesia, Addiction, Child Sexual Abuse, Child Adolescent Psychiatry, Cognitive Disorders and not limited to above areas. Psychiatry Open Access is a global open access journal maintaining high standards of scientific excellence and its editorial board ensures a rapid peer review process.