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Addiction psychiatry is a subspecialty within psychiatry that focuses on the evaluation, diagnosis, and treatment of people who are suffering from one or more disorders related to addiction. This may include disorders involving legal and illegal drugs, gambling, sex, food, and other impulse control disorders.

In the United States, addiction psychiatrists are physicians who, after completing medical school and specialty training in psychiatry, undergo further education (subspecialize) in addictions. Template:Mental-health-stub

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