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Career Questions tagged Psychiatrists

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Trenity Oct 11, 2022 539 views

Difficulties becoming a psychiatrist...?

What difficulties might one face in trying to become a psychiatrist? How might they overcome them?

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Trenity Oct 11, 2022 568 views

Sub-fields of Psychiatry...

While researching the career field, I found out that there are sub-fields of psychiatry. I am aware of the following: - Addiction Psychiatry - Geriatric Psychiatry - Pediatric Psychiatry - Neuropsychiatry What do these sub-fields mean? Are there other sub-fields I should be aware of? How does...

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Trenity Oct 11, 2022 417 views

Psychiatrist career ladder...

What are the steps ( in chronological order) to becoming a psychiatrist? I understand that one must achieve a bachelor's degree, go to med-school, and complete a residency, but I am not sure what order these steps should be taken in.

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Trenity Oct 11, 2022 548 views

Psychiatry and IT...

Do psychiatrists use IT skills at all? If so, what specific skills might be necessary? Are there any certifications that might be useful for the career path?

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Trenity Oct 11, 2022 307 views

A few questions about becoming a psychiatrist...

What are some of the challenges a new employee might face as a psychiatrist? What were some challenges you had to face during your initial weeks at the company and how did you overcome them?

What are the parts of the job that are not commonly talked about or considered taboo?

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Heather Nov 13, 2020 250 views

Psychiatrists daily schedule

What is like to be a psychiatrist day to day? Do you get a lot of vacation days? Who employs you? #psychiatrists #medical

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David Oct 30, 2020 322 views

What is the difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist?

#psychiatrists #psychologist

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Shavone Oct 09, 2020 428 views

What is the everyday workday for a psychiatrist?

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Lydia May 22, 2016 1092 views

Should I take psychology to become a psychiatrist

I thought psychology would be a good thing to study if I wanted to be a psychiatrist but I feel like I should take a harder math major instead #psychiatry #psychiatrists #psychiatric-care #healthcare #hospital-and-health-care #psychology

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Ananya May 19, 2016 667 views

Do surgeons or doctors in general have a difficult time developing their personal lives and would surgery be a bad option for someone who intends to be involved in their family life?

I hope to pursue cardio-thoracic surgery. #doctor #career #healthcare #psychiatrists #hospital-and-health-care #medicine

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Kaylynn May 18, 2016 3744 views

What majors/minors should I pursue if I want to become a Psychiatrist?

I would like to become a psychiatrist to work with people and the brain, but also to be in the medical field. I am planning on majoring in psychology, but wondering if I should major in pre-med or neurobiology or anything like that. #pre-med #clinical-psychology #psychiatry #psychiatrists

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Giona May 16, 2016 886 views

What are medical residencies like?

I want to go into psychiatry and 4-5 years of the schooling is medical residencies. I just want to know what to expect and what I am getting myself into. #medicine #psychiatry #psychiatrists #doctor #hospital-and-health-care

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Blake May 16, 2016 1034 views

Difference between actually counseling and being a psychiatrist?

I'm considering being a counseling psychologist or a psychiatrist, I'm wondering what people who are in these professions think about the two different careers. How do they differ? What kind of work do you do day to day? #psychology #counseling #psychiatry #psychiatrists

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Tishina May 15, 2016 785 views

What does work as a psychiatrist entail?

I enrolled as a psychology major at Rutgers and am interested in pursuing a career as a psychiatrist but am unsure if this is the right choice for me. I am more interested in the science and research aspect of this field rather than the communication aspect. Should I look into another career...

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Jian sheng May 13, 2016 3373 views

If I want to become a psychiatrist, should I major in biology in college with the pre-med track or psychology with the pre-med track?

I want to become either a clinical psychologist or a psychiatrist. I know that to become a clinical psychologist you don't have to go to medical school but to become a psychiatrist you do have to attend medical school. Is it better for me to major in psychology or biology if I want to get into...

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Nicole May 13, 2016 832 views

How many years does it take after high school to become a psychiatrist?

I'm thinking about becoming a psychiatrist. #psychiatrist #psychiatrists #college #medicine #hospital-and-health-care #college