Differentiate Between Psychiatrist And Psychologist?


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A psychiatrist deals with the physical aspects of the brain and prescribes medication. A psychologist basically deals with the intangible aspects of the mind and gives counseling for mental problems.
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8.5pt COLOR: Black; : 'Verdana','sans-serif'">Psychiatrist is a professional who has done M.D and further specialized in the field of psychology. A psychiatrist can prescribe drugs to the patients.
8.5pt COLOR: Black; : 'Verdana','sans-serif'">A psychologist is a professional who has done masters in psychology and further got diploma of two years for practicing.
8.5pt COLOR: Black; : 'Verdana','sans-serif'">The major difference lies between the psychologist and psychiatrist is that a psychologist cannot assign medicine to his patient while a psychiatrist can. For further information please visit:
8.5pt COLOR: Green; : 'Verdana','sans-serif'">8.5pt COLOR: Black; : 'Verdana','sans-serif'">ottawa-psychologists.com

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