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Whats the difference between mental health & psychology?

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Dr. Joseph Kwentus answered

Specializes in Psychiatry

Mental health is a broad term that applies to a state of a satisfactory level of emotional and behavioral adjustment. Psychology is the a discipline that studies the mind and behavior.

Answered Oct 7, 2015

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Dr. Andrew Berry answered

Specializes in Clinical Psychology

Psychology can be thought of as the whole field which means experimentation, research, psychotherapy, consulting, testing, evaluations and many other different functions. Mental health can be thought of as a subset of the field as a meh ole where counseling or psychotherapy is practiced.

Answered Feb 24, 2015

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