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Adilay

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I want to pursue college education and a career in psychology, most likely in a career related to mental health. I want to help people and this is a very important area to me to make a difference.

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Adilay Sep 29, 2023 234 views

How involved in the treatment of patients are psychiatrists?

Do they simply diagnose and/or prescribe treatment? Or do they directly partake in the treatment process, too, like doing talk therapy? I'm looking into psychologists and psychiatrists and both are appealing to me, but I want to be able to be involved in the treatment and be able to aid in...

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Adilay Sep 29, 2023 289 views

How does a psychologist compare and contrast to a psychiatrist?

I do know the education requirements and salaries are different, but what about the actual tasks? Can they both diagnose mental disorders or is that only the job of one? Can psychiatrists offer talk therapy in addition to medication, or do they just prescribe the meds? Which would be more...

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Adilay Sep 28, 2023 1368 views

What are some good colleges (US) to look into in order to pursue a degree in psychology?

Psychology is extremely interesting to me and I think a career in the field could very well be a good fit for me. What are some colleges in the US that offer good psychology programs? Or are they all kind of the same difference? I want to have as much knowledge in the area as I can and actually...

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Adilay Sep 28, 2023 307 views

What is it like working in a tech field like User Experience Design/Research?

I'm really drawn to psychology, but I also might be interested in working in tech. What kinds of things do these people do? Pros/cons of the job? Outlook?

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Adilay Sep 28, 2023 150 views

What do people in the research area of psychology do?

I'm very heavily leaning towards pursuing a career in psychology, but I'm still exploring options within the field. What would a job in researching/conducting studies in psychology potentially look like?

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Adilay Sep 28, 2023 1623 views

What is it like working in forensic psychology?

I've been looking into different careers in the psychology field and forensic psychology looks interesting, but I don't know much about what that job would entail.

Education requirements?
Tasks?
Salary?
Other rewarding factors/pros?
Cons?
Any other info that may be good to know?

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Adilay Sep 28, 2023 272 views

what should i consider before going into a career in psychology, especially in dealing with mental health?

Salary? Specific difficulties? Pros/cons?

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Adilay Sep 28, 2023 201 views

What is the hardest thing about working in psychology, especially related to mental health? What is the best/most rewarding part? Would you say it's worth it in your case?

Psychology and mental health have definitely piqued my interest as a possible career choice, but I'd like to hear more about the goods and bads.

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Adilay Sep 28, 2023 300 views

Is psychology a financially secure career choice?

What kinds of careers in psychology, if any, might be more likely to have issues with financial security? Why?

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Adilay Sep 26, 2023 920 views

what does the typical day in the life of a psychiatrist look like?

what are the tasks like? what are the goods and bads that happen frequently or have the potential to happen?

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Adilay Sep 26, 2023 459 views

what does the typical day in the life of a psychologist look like?

what are the tasks like? what are the goods and bads that happen frequently or have the potential to happen?

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Adilay Sep 26, 2023 2260 views

what are the highest paying jobs you can get with a psychology degree?

I'm super interested in psychology and how the human brain works. Mental health is really interesting and important to me, too. I'm looking into pursuing a career relating to that sort of thing, but financial stability is very important to me.

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Adilay Sep 26, 2023 283 views

is a therapist/counselor different than a psychologist?

what are the differences if they are not the same thing?

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Adilay Sep 26, 2023 297 views

what different routes can you take with a degree in psychology?

I've seen some people say that a degree in psychology can be useful in business, too. What other kinds of jobs could you use the degree in that most people might not think of?

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Adilay Sep 26, 2023 1174 views

what is the average salary for a psychologist?

I might be interested in becoming a psychologist but if the salary is small enough that I would be struggling financially I might look in a different area of mental health or psychology for a career