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what is the definition or description of: addiction medicine?

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Dr. Bennett Machanic
51 years experience Neurology
Docs specializing in: Drug abuse and pain management. Many different specialists may focus in this area, including psychiatrists, physiatrists, anesthesiologists, and occupational medicine. Complex area, as this could involve rehab, drug withdrawal, and ultimate revision of medicines and treatment. Could include focus on opioids, recreational drugs such as marijuana or cocaine, but in some cases alcohol and/or valium.
Answered on Aug 25, 2013
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