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How different is psy.D. Vs ph.D in clinical psychology?

How different is psy.D. Vs ph.D in clinical psychology?

Focus: The psy.D. Focuses more on practice based upon psychological knowledge. When they emerge from school, usually they have moderately more field experience than a pH.D. The pH.D. Focuses more on research, but in clinical and counseling psychology must also amass hands-on experiences. Over time, the two tend to even out, with pH.D.'s perhaps doing more academic work on average. ...Read more

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Psychology (Definition)

The formal definition of psychology is: the scientific study of the human mind and its functions, especially those affecting behavior in a given context. The mental characteristics or attitude of ...Read more


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How are clinical psychology and mental health counseling different?

How are clinical psychology and mental health counseling different?

They are different: All sorts of professionals (social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists) can do mental health counseling, but only a licensed psychologist can do therapy and call it psychology. In order to become a licensed psychologist, one must get a doctorate in psychology and meet a number of other state requirements that other mental health professionals do not have. ...Read more

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How are psychotherapy and clinical psychology different?

Clinical psychology : Clinical psychology can only be practiced by someone who is a licensed psychologist. All sorts of professionals (counselors, social workers and psychologists) practice psychotherapy. ...Read more

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What type of psychology do I need to study in college if I want to specialize in drug addiction problems?

What type of psychology do I need to study in college if I want to specialize in drug addiction problems?

SAP: Substance abuse professional is a course offered by department of transportation by various companies - here is a list which you can call get info from - http://www.Dot.Gov/odapc/testingpubs/sapexamsources_200602_alpha.Pdf. ...Read more

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I just done a test about psychology . the results was mention that i have DSM-IV . Any suggestion or advice ?

DSM IV TR: Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders, 4th Edition, Text Revision was the last revision prior to the arrival of DSM V. ...Read more

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Why is there a mental health section and a psychology section? Explanations please?

Why is there a mental health section and a psychology section? Explanations please?

Mental health: Mental health is pertinent to many medical specialties, because it can affect the illnesses each covers as well as patients' ability to work with treatment. Psychologists, psychiatrists, social workers, etc are all professionals working in the area of "mental health." so "mental health" is a large umbrella topic vital to overall health. Psychology is merely one area within that. ...Read more

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Is there such a thing as adolescent psychology?

Is there such a thing as adolescent psychology?

There sure is!: Some psychologists specialize in studying child and adolescent behavior. Some also specialize in treating children and adolescents who are struggling for one reason or another. ...Read more

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I found this thing on psychology today website, it's a telepsychiatrist. What do you think? I live about 80mi from sacremento, this would work

I am not a big: fan of telepsychiatry. The medical establishment is just formulating rules on this matter. Effective psychiatry and/or psychology depends on the relationship established between patient and doctor. I have questions about this treatment delivery system. However, if this is the best available, then use it. ...Read more

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