“Is alcohol use disorder a psychiatric disorder?”
I have an alcohol addiction. Is alcohol use disorder a psychiatric disorder?
Dr. Shaquana Clark Phychiatrist Anchorage, AK
Yes, alcohol use disorder is a psychiatric disorder
Dr. Ashok Bharucha Geriatric Psychiatrist South Abington Twp, PA
Yes. Alcohol use disorder is listed as a category in the American Psychiatric Association's diagnostic manual as a disorder.
Dr. Govind Bhikhalal Oza Adolescent Psychiatrist | Child & Adolescent Psychiatry Brooklyn, NY
Alcohol use disorder is psychiatric disorder and its treatable if you are motivated to change. Thank you
Dr. Jose Apud Psychiatrist Fairfax, VA
Yes, alcoholism is a psychiatric disorder. The American Medical Association (AMA) has identified alcoholism as a disease characterized by compulsive decision-making, impulsive behavior and relapse. In the Diagnostic Manual alcoholism is identified as *Alcohol use disorder (AUD).*