Addiction Psychiatrist Mock Interview

To help you prepare for your Addiction Psychiatrist interview, here are 26 interview questions and answer examples.

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What was your biggest failure?

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List of 26 Addiction Psychiatrist Interview Questions & Answers

  1. 1.

    What was your biggest failure?

  2. 2.

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

  3. 3.

    What are your thoughts on the advancements in addiction psychiatry?

  4. 4.

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

  5. 5.

    Do you have any questions?

  6. 6.

    Have you worked with patients going through detox?

  7. 7.

    Why do you want a career as an addiction psychiatrist?

  8. 8.

    Why should we hire you?

  9. 9.

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

  10. 10.

    How well do you work with people?

  11. 11.

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

  12. 12.

    What makes you passionate about being an addiction psychiatrist?

  13. 13.

    How would you treat a patient that relapses?

  14. 14.

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

  15. 15.

    What are the psychological signs of drug abuse?

  16. 16.

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

  17. 17.

    What are your salary expectations?

  18. 18.

    Have you treated a patient with a food addiction?

  19. 19.

    How do you deal with an aggressive addict?

  20. 20.

    What is your greatest strength?

  21. 21.

    What is your biggest weakness?

  22. 22.

    Would you treat an Opiate addiction with Suboxone or Methadone?

  23. 23.

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

  24. 24.

    How do you maintain the confidentiality of clients?

  25. 25.

    What other hospitals have you applied to?

  26. 26.

    What is your experience treating eating disorders?