A Doctor’s Most Dreaded Patient: The Addict | Addiction Recovery

A Doctor’s Most Dreaded Patient: The AddictIt is an unfortunate reality that most doctors don’t like treating addiction, and they don’t like addicts. They’ll treat the consequences of the disease but they won’t always confront the underlying issues, discuss treatment options or provide referrals to an addiction specialist or even a self-help support group like AA. What’s behind this institutional bias against addicts?

http://blogs.psychcentral.com/addiction-recovery/2014/05/a-doctors-most-dreaded-patient-the-addict/

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