Richard J. Frances, MD, is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry, New York University School of Medicine, and Director of Public and Professional Education, Silver Hill Hospital, New Canaan, Connecticut. He is also in private practice in New York City. Dr. Frances was former President and Medical Director at Silver Hill Hospital; was founding president of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry; and helped found and chaired the Council of Addiction Psychiatry for the American Psychiatric Association. The author of several hundred articles and several books, he is on many editorial boards. He is a frequent lecturer on addiction psychiatry and has appeared numerous times on Court TV . Sheldon I. Miller, MD, is Lizzie Gilman Professor of Psychiatry and former Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Northwestern University. The author or coauthor of over 60 scientific articles, chapters, and books, he is Editor-in-Chief of the American Journal on Addictions and was a founder of the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry. He serves on the Board of Directors of the Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education and the American Board of Emergency Medicine, and is Vice Chair of the American Psychiatric Association's Council on Medical Education and Lifelong Learning. Avram H. Mack, MD, is Assistant Professor of Psychiatry, Institute of Psychiatry, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston. He has extensive experience in organized medicine and psychiatry, and is also interested in development, the psychiatric presentation of medical disorders, and the history of psychiatric classification. As a child and a forensic psychiatrist, he has treated or evaluated individuals with addictions in many different settings, and has lectured to medical groups, bar associations, and patient groups, among others.