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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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Dr. Bernard Seif
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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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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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How are psychotherapy and clinical psychology different?

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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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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What is forensic psychology? I went to tour a college today and Its the major of a student. How does it differ from other types of psychology?

What is forensic psychology? I went to tour a college today and Its the major of a student. How does it differ from other types of psychology?

Forensic psych: deals w/the law, investigations, being in court. Clinical psychologist need a doctorate plus 2 years of experience and exams. They are licensed to diagnose and treat mental illness. Peace and good health. ...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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Done male hormones, urology scan and other screening test, doctors ruled out psychology causes, all normal, still having impotence?

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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What is the difference between a PhD vs D.psych. (Psychology) ?

Research vs Clinical: A PhD is typically a research degree that emphasizes experimentation, time in the library, and publications with lesser of an emphasis on clinical work. A PsyD on the other hand, is a clinical degree that emphasizes work with patients instead of research quite so much ...Read more