Addiction Psychiatrist Interview Questions

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  1. 1.

    What other hospitals have you applied to?

  2. 2.

    What are your thoughts on the advancements in addiction psychiatry?

  3. 3.

    What are the psychological signs of drug abuse?

  4. 4.

    Why do you want a career as an addiction psychiatrist?

  5. 5.

    What is the most difficult situation you have had to face and how did you tackle it?

  6. 6.

    How well do you work with people?

  7. 7.

    Would you treat an Opiate addiction with Suboxone or Methadone?

  8. 8.

    What type of help do you offer the family of an addict?

  9. 9.

    How do you maintain the confidentiality of clients?

  10. 10.

    What is your experience treating eating disorders?

  11. 11.

    How would you treat a patient that relapses?

  12. 12.

    Who has been an inspiration to your career as a psychiatrist?

  13. 13.

    What are a few challenges you feel a substance abuser will face?

  14. 14.

    What can we expect from you in the first 90 days?

  15. 15.

    What are your salary expectations?

  16. 16.

    Why should we hire you?

  17. 17.

    Do you have any questions?

  18. 18.

    Have you treated a patient with a food addiction?

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    What was your biggest failure?

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    How do you deal with an aggressive addict?

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    Describe a situation where you had to make a quick decision.

  22. 22.

    Have you worked with patients going through detox?

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    What is your greatest strength?

  24. 24.

    What is your biggest weakness?

  25. 25.

    Give me a time when you had to set an important goal and how you reached it.

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    What makes you passionate about being an addiction psychiatrist?