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Addiction Psychiatry Fellowship Curriculum

Didactic sessions cover the scope of psychobiological aspects of substance abuse and addiction, including:

  • Neurobiology of alcohol, cocaine, opioid, narcotic and nicotine addiction, detoxification, and management.
  • Addiction in subpopulations such as women, adolescents, and the elderly.
  • Diagnosis and management of common co-morbidities, notably hepatitis, HIV, and other infections, as well as co-occurring psychiatric disorders.
  • Facilitation in addiction group counseling programs such as 12-Step.
  • Assessment and screening methods.
  • Pharmacotherapies for addiction.