Career Questions tagged Psychiatry

Rylee S.’s Avatar
Rylee S. May 13, 2016 418 views

Do you need business experience to start a private practice?

I plan to go to medical school and become a psychiatrist with a private practice. I'd like to avoid a double major in business if I can, but I don't know how to gain business experience in any other way. #doctor #psychiatry #psychiatrist #business #doctor...

#hospital-and-health-care

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La'Nyah M. May 05, 2016 411 views

How long do I have to stay in school to be a psychiatrist? Also what should I major in?

I am asking because I get a different answer every time I ask someone. I have about two more years until I get to college but I want to know ahead of time. #medical-school #psychiatry #medical #science #hospital-and-health-care #hospitals...

#college

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La'Nyah M. May 05, 2016 743 views

Where is the best place to live as a psychiatrist?

When I get older, I want to move somewhere where there is less competition and a low cost of living? #college #career #psychology #healthcare...

#psychiatry

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Jian sheng L. May 13, 2016 1421 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...

#psychiatry #medical #clinical-psychology #psychiatrists #doctor

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Jian sheng L. May 13, 2016 415 views

How long does it take me to reach my doctorate degree in psychology? Is it benefical for me to get a Psy. D in psychology or a Ph. D in psychology at the end? Should I double major biology and psychology in college to give myself an edge when applying t

I am going to attend stony brook university in the coming fall to major in psychology. My career aspiration is to become a psychologist or a psychiatrist so I can help people with mental disorders. I don't know whether or not if I should double major psychology and biology or chemistry in...

#clinical #psychiatry #psychologist

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Rylee S. May 13, 2016 375 views

How does a psychiatrist connect to more clients?

I plan to start a private practice, but of course I'll need patients to be successful. What's the best way to find them? #doctor #psychology...

#psychiatry

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Shelby G. May 09, 2016 463 views

Is a career in psychology likely to be successful, and if so, is there a need for it in today's medical field?

Im consudering psychology as a backup after a career in law. Woukd like to be a psychiatrist with doctorate degree if law path doesnt work out #psychiatry...

#mental-health

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Anisa M. May 07, 2016 432 views
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Anisa M. May 07, 2016 452 views

What does a psychologist do everyday?

I'm considering a career in psychology and I want to know more about it #medicine #psychology #social #psychiatry #criminal #social-skills...

#family-services

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Chantz T. May 07, 2016 427 views

How strenuous is it to balance Psychology major coursework and a social life while living on campus?

While I'm very focused on my major, I don't want to let my social life distract me from my path. #psychology...

#psychiatry

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Chantz T. May 07, 2016 434 views

Are there any ways to get a secure entry level job in Psychology immediately after college?

I love psychology, but I am still worried about my financial future in terms of supporting myself and earning a graduate degree at the same time. #psychology...

#psychiatry

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jaileen R. Apr 13, 2016 794 views

what are some of the problems you faced when becoming a psychiatrist?

I am thinking about being a psychiatrist but am wondering if it will change the way I live my life drastically. #psychology #medical #psychiatry #lifestyle #psychologist...

#psychiatrist

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Kamila C. Apr 13, 2016 673 views

If I wanted to pursue a career in psychiatry, what type of high school internships should I participate in?

Hi, I am a sophomore from Boston Collegiate Charter School. I am really interested in being a psychiatrist but I am not sure how to get myself out there to begin networking now. My school participates in a 2-week internship as part of our graduation requirements, and I interested in securing a...

#pyschology #psychiatry #college

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Alzaria T. Apr 13, 2016 1049 views

How does being a psychiatrist impact your life outside of work?

My name is Allie and I'm a sophomore in high school. I've taken many personality tests that have told me that I should follow a career path that includes psychology, psychiatry, or therapy. These fields have interested me, yet I am concerned about the emotional toll that it may take on me. I'm...

#pyschology #psychiatry #therapists

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Ashley E. Mar 03, 2016 536 views

What background do I need to go into the Child Psychiatry field?

I am currently a senior in high school and I know for sure that I want to go into childcare and medicine in college but I wanted to know what kind of requirements I would need for child psychiatry.What classes in college would best prepare me to go into this field? #medicine...

#psychiatry

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Rama .. Sep 02, 2015 1988 views

What are the different areas of Psychiatry?

I am thinking of going into Psychiatry but I don't know much about the different parts of it. Is there Psychiatry with a special focus on children? Can someone list the different areas of Psychiatry I could focus on? And if you are a Psychiatrist, do you have a specific focus (environment,...

#psychiatry #science #psychology

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Rob J. Jun 04, 2015 745 views

How long does it take to become a psychiatrist, and what are the steps to having a career in medicine? What is the best major to take in order to prepare you for the MCAT?

I will be a freshman at UC Davis this fall and intend to pursue a career in medicine. I currently have sociology as a major, but intend to switch to biology since it will help me in the MCAT. I am not sure if this is the best decision to take. #college #doctor #medicine #biology #majors...

#psychiatry

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Rama .. Apr 29, 2014 2305 views

Is there a job that mixes psychology with medicine?

Hi, I'm a sophomore in high school. I'm interested in both psychology and medicine, and I was wondering if there was a job that combines these two fields. I heard that being a pharmacist is a good combination of both. What other jobs have aspects from both fields? #medicine #psychology...

#pharmacist #psychiatry #medical

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Gilda B. Apr 09, 2014 811 views

How quick was it to find a career within the last day semester and the ending of your college career? Bachelors or Masters

I was thinking about this career because it had to do with studying the people and their behavior. It had to do with studying people in general, but I heard finding a career in this field is difficult. #psychology #clinical-psychology #psychiatry #social-psychology #psychotherapy...

#moral-psychology

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Anaidys U. Apr 08, 2014 712 views

What is the difference between a psychologist and psychiatrist in terms of what they are able to do in their field and the degrees they need to earn before they can practice?

I'm a junior in high school genuinely interested in the study of the mind and helping people, specifically children. I just can't really wrap my mind around what's the difference between these two titles. #psychology #psychiatry...

#children

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Michael R. Apr 08, 2014 717 views

What is an appropriate career path for someone interested in both Psychological research and counseling/other therapeutic responsibilities?

I have always been interested by the motives behind our actions. It is fascinating to be able to dive into what makes us tick. Through Psychological research I hope to help those around me who must face life's many obstacles and ultimately make new connections with people I would have never met...

#psychiatry #clinical-psychology #psychology

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Rianne E. Apr 08, 2014 873 views

How much do people that want to become a therapist or psychiatrist make fresh out of college? or how would my income look like?

I love studying the brain and I also want to have a realistic point of view of the money I would make. I am a junior in high school #therapy #psychiatry...

#income

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Gregory B. Mar 28, 2014 692 views

Psychology Requirements

What are the requirements for a psychology major? #psychology #psychiatry...

#psychometrics

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Gregory B. Mar 28, 2014 1009 views

Day In the Life a psychology major

What is the day in the life of a psychology major required occupation? I am interested in studying the brain and human behavior in order to benefit the world and my understanding of it and how I think and why, but I want to know more about how a day is like in these professions first from...

#psychotherapy #psychometrics #psychiatry #psychology

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Kiana D. Dec 04, 2013 2089 views

Should I go into Psychology or Psychiatry?

I want to major in Psychology, but I want to get my Ph.D. Should I switch to Psychiatry? #psychology...

#psychiatry

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Jessica . Apr 10, 2013 3601 views

Do psychiatrists provide therapy or do they only prescribe drugs?

I was wondering if I should try and become a psychiatrist or clinical psychologist and wanted to know whether psychiatrists offer therapy as a clinical psychologist would? #psychiatry...

#clinical-psychologist

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Jessica . Apr 10, 2013 748 views

Can psychiatrists treat patients without having to use drugs?

I know psychiatrists are able to prescribe drugs to patients and I wanted to know if they are able to treat patients in other ways besides drugs yet still keep this ability?...

#psychiatry

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DomoniqueE_af13 . Mar 27, 2013 796 views

finding a job

How difficult is it to find a job as a psyciatrist...

#psychiatry

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DomoniqueE_af13 . Mar 27, 2013 813 views

pay between psycologist and psyciatrist differ

What is the difference in pay between a psyciatrist and an psycologist?...

#psychiatry

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AaliyaCodman1 . Sep 07, 2012 4742 views