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What is the difference between a "psychiatrist" and a "psychiatric and mental health nurse practitioner"?

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Dr. Vivek Prasad
Psychiatry
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In brief: Medical school

Unlike a nurse practitioner, a psychiatrist has completed medical school and years of residency training to gain expertise.

In brief: Medical school

Unlike a nurse practitioner, a psychiatrist has completed medical school and years of residency training to gain expertise.
Dr. Vivek Prasad
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Dr. Alan Ali
Psychiatry

In brief: Nurse practitioner

Np can perform physical exams and write medications for physical illnesses which are co-signed by a physician.

In brief: Nurse practitioner

Np can perform physical exams and write medications for physical illnesses which are co-signed by a physician.
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Dr. Alan Ali
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