Career Questions tagged Psychiatry

How long does it take to become a psychiatrist?

-Difficulty of courses -job placement -years of study -programs required or recommended #psychology #doctor #psychiatry...

#college-major

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Active Oct 28 at 12:02 AM

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Posted by Kevin B.’s Avatar Kevin B.
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G. Mark Stewart | Adjunct Professor Engineering Psychiatry is a medical degree, unlike psychology. For a medical degree, ...

What are some methods to reduce the cost of medical school/pay off debt effectively?

Even though medical school is several years away for me, I would like to be prepared in advance. I've seen that med school is quite the hassle in terms of finances and debt, but that the result is worth it, including the income from a residency after med school. Are there any other ways to...

#school #financial-services #psychology #medical-school #psychiatry #graduate-school #medicine #premed #debt

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Active Nov 27 at 09:45 PM

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Posted by Mariya T.’s Avatar Mariya T.
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Sean Buchan | Wealth Management Banking Specialist at Merrill Lynch Medical school is one of the few schools I believe are ...

Is Psychiatry a good career choice?

I want to become a Psychiatrist? Is Psychiatry a career that is in high demand in Texas? #psychiatry #doctor #medicine #healthcare...

#therapy

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Active Oct 11 at 01:09 AM

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Posted by Matthew M.’s Avatar Matthew M.
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Leigh Dooley | Medical Director Yes, psychiatry is a good career choice if you would like ...

Psychology or Pre-med for Psychiatry?

I want to be a Psychiatric. Do I major in Psychology or Pre-med? #psychology #medicine #psychiatry #psychiatrist #healthcare #college...

#college-major

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Active Jul 24 at 06:02 PM

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What course are a must-have for a psychiatry pre-med?

I just wanted to know which courses I could get a head start on. #medicine #psychiatry #pre-med #healthcare #hospital-and-healthcare #academic-advising #classes...

#courses

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Active Jul 27 at 03:46 AM

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Posted by Benjamin K.’s Avatar Benjamin K.

What is residency training?

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Posted by Summer H.’s Avatar Summer H.

What do you have to major in specifically to be a child psychiatrist

I want to be a child psychiatrist, but my college (I'm dual enrolled) only offers a general psychology A.S. Degree #psychology #psychiatry...

#childpsychology

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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar Leigh Dooley’s Avatar G. Mark Stewart’s Avatar
Active Oct 11 at 01:14 AM

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Posted by Summer H.’s Avatar Summer H.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting Hello Summer,Does your school have a pre-medicine major? If yes, then ...

What is the average day in the life of a psychiatrist like?

I'm very interested in the occupation and have an idea of what it entails, but I'd like to know more about it....

#psychiatry

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Active Jan 22 at 01:51 PM

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Is becoming a psychiatrist difficult compared to becoming a psychologist?

I am interested in becoming a psychiatrist. #college #psychology...

#psychiatry

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Active Oct 07 at 01:56 AM

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Posted by Samantha N.’s Avatar Samantha N.
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Leigh Dooley | Medical Director To answer the question it is important to understand that although ...

Which major will benefit me more in pursing a career: psychology or neuroscience?

I was given advice that a #neuroscience major would benefit me more than a #psychology major when persuading a career in #psychiatry and I wanted to know if this was true or...

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Active Jan 25 at 10:47 AM

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Posted by Jasmine H.’s Avatar Jasmine H.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi jasmine! The main difference between psychology and neuroscience is the ...

What are some internships for someone interested in psychiatry?

I am a freshman in high school in the bay area very interested in psychology and becoming a psychiatrist when I am older. Since I have an idea on what interests me for my future, I would like to get a head start by doing an internship or any thing else to get a feel for the field....

#psychiatry #psychology #internships

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Active Nov 14 at 06:01 PM

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Posted by Jax F.’s Avatar Jax F.
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Rob Morris | Trust Scientist You might consider getting a research internship in one of the ...

Do you ever get boerd with your job?

I want to become a psychiatrist mainly because I have always wanted to push myself in a topic I am generally interested in. I loved every second of Chemistry and I also love learning about Psychology. I just want to know if you ever get bored of working this job. If someone who is similar with...

#psychiatry #medicine #mental-health #healthcare

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Nancy Hamp, MA’s Avatar Naiara Barbosa’s Avatar
Active Dec 04 '17 at 09:51 PM

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Posted by Nicholas P.’s Avatar Nicholas P.
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Nancy Hamp, MA | IOrganizational Leadership • Assessment and Interviewing • Educational ... I agree with Dr. Barbosa. Also, when it comes to treating ...

Becoming a Psychiatrist seems like a big task, can someone give me some insight?

I understand that I have to go to college and major in Psychiatry, Biology, or Chemistry and then after that I have to go to medical school, but is the process of becoming one stressful and over bearing? If so could you give me tips on how to cope with this? I really want to become a...

#psychiatry #medicine #mental-health #healthcare

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Daniela Silva’s Avatar Alison Mehta’s Avatar Nancy Hamp, MA’s Avatar
Active Oct 28 at 07:04 AM

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Posted by Nicholas P.’s Avatar Nicholas P.
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Daniela Silva | Educational Writer- New Heights Educational Group Hi Nicholas, If you’re considering specializing in psychiatry, one question that ...

How could a minor in accounting help me in my private practice?

I want to be a psychiatrist and own my own practice one day, how can having knowledge of accounting benefit my future company? #medicine #psychiatry...

#mental-health

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Dr. Ray Finn’s Avatar Lainey Richardson’s Avatar Sanaz Rykwalder M.S, D.O’s Avatar Nancy Hamp, MA’s Avatar
Active May 07 at 05:41 AM

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Posted by Ashley S.’s Avatar Ashley S.
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Dr. Ray Finn | Mental Health Care Professional Dear Nancy, I think you have recognized a need for some ...

What are the steps to become a psychiatrist, not a psychologist a psychiatrist and a counselor

Because I know you have to chemistry and math, but I don't know what else or what's required for a freshman #psychology #counseling #psychiatry #mental-health...

#psychotherapy

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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar Dr. Ray Finn’s Avatar Judith-Ann Anderson’s Avatar Scott D. Leonard, Psy.D.’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Azar B.’s Avatar Azar B.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting Hi Azar, The two previous responses are quite good at providing ...

What's the difference between psychology and psychiatrist

I want to know #psychology...

#psychiatry

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Sandhya R’s Avatar Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:53 PM

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Posted by Azar B.’s Avatar Azar B.
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Sandhya R | Customer Experience Coach Hi Azar, Thank you for your question. Psychology is the study ...

My sister is a physiotherapy student. She don't find any scope in this field. So please suggest her what to do next?

My sister is a physiotherapy student. She don't find any scope in this field. So please suggest her what to do next? #doctor #psychology #physician...

#psychiatry

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:35 PM

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Posted by Faizan U.’s Avatar Faizan U.
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ehab el halawany | ASS Prof, MBA, MS-Physical Therapy I'am an Egyptian PT, your sis have many field of specialities ...

What's the difference between a psychologist and a psychiatrist?

The terms are often used interchangeably in everyday conversations, so how exactly are they different? #psychology...

#psychiatry

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Christopher Keemer, MA, TLLP’s Avatar Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar Scott D. Leonard, Psy.D.’s Avatar Frank Lemmon’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:35 PM

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Posted by Calvin K.’s Avatar Calvin K.
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Christopher Keemer, MA, TLLP | Doctoral Student A psychiatrist is a medical doctor that treats mental disorders with ...

What is the most benificial college for a psychology degree? Also, what degree is the most benificial?

I'm trying to choose a degree in psychology. I am not sure if it would be better to get a higher degree and do more schooling or just an average degree with less schoolling. Also, I am not sure what college would be the best for this degree. I've heard a lot of good news with Wisconsin and...

#psychology #counselling #mental-health #therapy #therapists #psychiatry #counselor #social-work

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:34 PM

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Posted by Chanel F.’s Avatar Chanel F.
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Dr. Ray Finn | Mental Health Care Professional Dear Chanel, For an undergraduate student the quality of a university's ...

What's a good medical/health career for someone who's a tad squeamish?

I want to go into a medical career. I'm not great around blood, but I don't mind needles. #doctor #medical #health #physician...

#psychiatry

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:30 PM

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Posted by Madeline K.’s Avatar Madeline K.
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Julayne Thomas | Professor at Ivy Tech Community College Hello! Have you considered a career in medical insurance coding? Usually ...

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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Active Apr 15 at 10:59 AM

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Posted by Lydia W.’s Avatar Lydia W.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting Hi Lydia,Psychology is a good major in college so long as ...

How different is being a therapist vs a psychiatrist?

As far as workload, knowledge, and pay, how different is psychiatry vs therapy? #psychology #therapy...

#psychiatry

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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar Lauren LaPorte Somers, EDD, LCPC’s Avatar Jamie Hogan’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

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Posted by Danielle G.’s Avatar Danielle G.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting I like the response that Jamie Hogan provided. Just some quick, ...

If i want to get my PHD, and I am graduating from High School this year, how and when should I begin to study for the MCAT's?

I want to be come a Psychiatrist, hopefully one that specializes in developmental psychiatry. I know that if I must become a psychiatrist i have to go into medical school which of course will take me many years until i get my PHD. I know i have a lot of work ahead of me, and i just want to be...

#social-psychology #psychology #pre-med #doctorate-degree #social-science-phd #psychiatry

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Lauren LaPorte Somers, EDD, LCPC’s Avatar Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar Trisa Thompson’s Avatar
Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

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Posted by Shoshannah B.’s Avatar Shoshannah B.
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Lauren LaPorte Somers, EDD, LCPC | Psychotherapy, Higher Education, IT, Faculty, Research When I entered undergraduate my major was Pre-med and everything was ...

If i'm going to be a psychiatrist what would my gross be?

I'm asking because I would like to know what I would earn if I'm a psychiatrist #psychology #pre-med...

#psychiatry

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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D.’s Avatar phillip rasy’s Avatar Alexander Sanchez’s Avatar
Active Aug 29 '17 at 12:56 AM

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Posted by Camille M.’s Avatar Camille M.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting Here's a website for many occupations: www.payscale.com Salaries vary geographically even ...

I want to be a clinical psychiatrist in the future. What should my steps be to achieve this goal?

I'm a senior in high school and I am intersested in becoming a clinical psychiatrist because someone inspired me and I believe in myself. #psychology #pre-med...

#psychiatry

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:28 PM

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Posted by Camille M.’s Avatar Camille M.
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phillip rasy | Commercial Sales at Dell Step 1: Earn a Bachelor's Degree. As an aspiring psychiatrist, you'll ...

How competitive is the feild of psychology.

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:26 PM

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Posted by Clarissa R.’s Avatar Clarissa R.
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Dr. Ray Finn | Mental Health Care Professional Dear Clarissa, I can only answer your question about the clinical ...

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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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:25 PM

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Posted by Kaylynn C.’s Avatar Kaylynn C.
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Dr. Ray Finn | Mental Health Care Professional Dear Kaylynn, If you want to be a psychiatrist, which is ...

What schools are best if you want to go into psychiatry, or does the school not really matter?

I want to become a psychiatrist and am starting to look at different med schools that I could go to. Are certain schools better if I want to go into psychiatry, or does the school not really matter as much? #college #doctor #medicine #psychology #college-major #medical-school...

#psychiatry

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William Hervey, M.D., M.B.A.’s Avatar Alexander Sanchez’s Avatar
Active Sep 02 at 03:21 AM

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Posted by Bethany N.’s Avatar Bethany N.
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William Hervey, M.D., M.B.A. | Results-oriented leader, physician, professor, author and speaker. All psychiatrists take the same national tests and board exam. Any ...

What are some good jobs to have or experiences to get after undergrad to boost your medical school application?

I'm about to be a senior in college and I really want to go to med school to become a psychiatrist. Psychology has been my passion since I was a junior in high school, so 4 years now. Psychiatry really interests me because I love looking at the brain, and the ever-changing field will fuel my...

#medical-school #psychiatry #medical #psychology #doctor

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Active Jul 21 '17 at 06:24 PM

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Posted by Bethany N.’s Avatar Bethany N.
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Linda Ann Robinson, Ph.D. | Industrial-Organizational Psychology & HR Consulting It's not clear to me if you've taken all of the ...

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 #medical #psychiatry #psychiatrists #doctor...

#hospital-and-health-care

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Active Oct 29 '17 at 03:06 AM

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Posted by Giona M.’s Avatar Giona M.
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Ross Greek | Retired Psychologist As a psychologist I work with a variety of MD's and ...

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