What is a Psychiatrist?

Psychiatry is a branch of medicine that focuses on the prevention, diagnosis, assessment, and treatment of mental disorders. Psychiatrists are medical doctors who specialize in treating the physical as well as mental factors that cause mental illnesses such as depression and anxiety.

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What is Addiction?

Addiction is generally defined as any act that a person compulsively and repeatedly takes part in. Though it is typically used in association with alcohol and substance abuse, the term has widened to include other compulsions such as shopping, gambling and overeating.

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