Addiction (Substance Use Disorder) 103TA0400X
Addiction (Substance Use Disorder): This includes substance abuse and dependence. These conditions are formally diagnosed as on or the other. It's the over use and dependence of a drug or other chemical that leads to effects that are harmful to the individual's mental and physical health.
Taxonomy Code: 103TA0400X
Behavioral Health and Social Service Providers | Psychologist | Addiction (Substance Use Disorder)
Behavioral Health and Social Service Providers: Include a group of health care professionals that offer support for addictive, learned and sometimes inherited behaviors. These issues are inclusive of drug abuse, older adult services, HIV prevention and education, alcoholism, transitions back into society after treatment, mental health and numerous other social and behavioral health issues. Examples include clinical psychologists, mental health counselors and psychiatrists.
Psychologist: This type of therapist has either a master's or doctorate, along with training to diagnose and treat a large array of emotional issues. Psychologists must be certified. Psychologists usually work with other specialists in the medical field to treat patients.