Career Questions tagged Mental Illness

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Alexandra C. Aug 15

How to handle having depression in a research career?

I'm looking to become a psychology researcher. I understand that research careers can be fairly stressful. However, I've also suffered from depression for a decade and expect I will still be dealing with it when I attain my career. How can I go about handling my illness while also successfully...

#psychology #brain-sciences #depression #clinical-psychology #science #phd #research #passion #mental-illness #highered #psychiatry #stress #mental-health

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Uma D. Mar 05, 2017

What are some ways that people have found helpful for dealing with mental illness in the professional world?

I'm a high school student concerned about how my mental health issues (multiple anxiety disorders) may impact my professional career in the future. I'd love to hear from people who have had experience with this issue. #professional #careers #mental-health #depression #mental-illness #anxiety...

#anxiety-disorders #personal-development #anxiety-management

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Belal J. Oct 31, 2016

What's the daily schedule of a psychiatrist?

I love Psychology and it's always been my dream to go into psychiatry due to the lack of doctors in the mental health field. But I'm curious about the various types of psychiatrists and what their day is filled with. #mental-health #psychiatrist #mental-illness...

#forensic-psychiatrist

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Danielle V. May 18, 2016

Can someone with Social Anxiety be discriminated against when applying for college or a job; and what can I do to limit this?

I am a high school junior with good grades, an above average ACT score, and am an overall well rounded student. However, I have Social Anxiety and am currently considering a career in veterinary medicine as a vet or something similar. I don't talk well with people but am an actress, and am sure...

#career #college-admissions #job-market #mental-illness #college-admission