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Dr. Christopher Michael
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
10 years in practice
99K people helped
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How different is psy.D. Vs ph.D in clinical psychology?

Dr. Christopher Michael
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
10 years in practice
99K people helped
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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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
Board Certified
9 years in practice
15M people helped
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Dr. Andrew Berry
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
4M people helped
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If anyone know the term bdsm then please answer this question it's a psychology question is it abnormal to want to practice Thesse types of sexual and in life fulltime lifestyle? Does that make u sick

Dr. Andrew Berry
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
4M people helped

Bdsm : One of the definitions of sex that's abnormal or perverse is when you have two people who are so engaged, and one of them doesn't like it. ...Read more

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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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Dr. William Hancur
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
40 years in practice
2K people helped
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How are psychotherapy and clinical psychology different?

Dr. William Hancur
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
40 years in practice
2K people helped

An apple and orange: Clinical psychology is a field of study or discipline. Psychotherapy is a treatment that is employed by clinical psychologists. Psychotherapy is aimed at behavior change to improve the quality of life of the patient. ...Read more

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Dr. Nicole Machinski
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
24K people helped
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How are clinical psychology and mental health counseling different?

Dr. Nicole Machinski
Board Certified, Clinical Psychology
9 years in practice
24K people helped

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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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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9 years in practice
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Dr. Vasu Brown
Board Certified, Wound care
29 years in practice
10M people helped
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What type of psychology do I need to study in college if I want to specialize in drug addiction problems?

Dr. Vasu Brown
Board Certified, Wound care
29 years in practice
10M people helped
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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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I just done a test about psychology . the results was mention that i have DSM-IV . Any suggestion or advice ?

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped

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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Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped
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What is a good way to remember things for a test? A-level (psychology) how did you doctors get to where you are today? what technic he's did you learn

Dr. Heidi Fowler
Board Certified, Psychiatry
20 years in practice
532M people helped

Agree: with earlier responses. What worked for me? Repetition, Repetition, Repetition, Repetition, Repetition... ...Read more

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Dr. Kathy Robinson
Board Certified, Family Medicine
27 years in practice
19M people helped
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Done male hormones, urology scan and other screening test, doctors ruled out psychology causes, all normal, still having impotence?

Dr. Kathy Robinson
Board Certified, Family Medicine
27 years in practice
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Done male hormones, urology scan and other screening test, doctors ruled out psychology causes, all normal, still having impotence?

Need meds: Sometimes we are unable to determine the cause of erectile dysfunction. Luckily there are medications that can help. Talk to your doctor or urologist about which medication may be helpful to you in getting and maintaining erections. ...Read more

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Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
37 years in practice
135M people helped
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Why is there a mental health section and a psychology section? Explanations please?

Dr. Pamela Pappas
Board Certified, Psychiatry
37 years in practice
135M people helped
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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Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Board Certified, Psychiatry
17 years in practice
2M people helped
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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

Dr. Marc Zimmermann
Board Certified, Psychiatry
17 years in practice
2M people helped

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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Dr. Keegan Duchicela
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