Dr Robert Cohen

Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist

Contact: robert.cohen@cgl.org.uk

Biography

Dr Robert Cohen has been a Consultant Addiction Psychiatrist since 1995, and currently works for Change Grow Live Ltd in the CGL ResoLUTiONs service in Luton. He is a regular contributor to the SSA Annual Symposium and has previously submitted contributions on the subjects of doses in OST, inpatient alcohol detoxification, compulsory treatment through the criminal justice system, hair testing for alcohol, breathalyser testing in alcohol dependent and alcohol using opiate patients, respiratory difficulties in opiate users, and successful discharges from opiate substitution therapy. He advanced an updated view of what addiction is at the Sri Lanka College of Psychiatrists Annual Conference in 2013. His presentations arise out of his clinical work; this year he examines how people progress through opiate substitution therapy.