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 Psychiatrist, Psychologist and Therapist: What are the Real Differences?

Who is a Psychiatrist?

Now a day, mental illness is the reason of every problem. But it is hard to understand that what exactly is bothering you. People feel stress, sadness, grief and headaches most commonly, but they couldn’t decide that what they need is a psychiatrist or a psychologist. A Psychiatrist in Dubai deals with this kind of mental disorder

Who is a Psychologist?

A psychologist is often known to have the same meaning as that of psychiatrist. But both of these studies have different set of rules .There is a distinct difference between the two fields of study. Psychologists and psychiatrist doctor in Dubai are both mental health specialists with expertise in assessing and treating emotional issues. They have approximately the same number of years of formal training.

Who is a Therapist?

Therapist works both with the psychiatrist and the psychologist. One who examines the functions of a human behavior and then treats the patient through various psychotherapies and different exercises is one known as therapist. A therapist is required to perform his duties in a way to indulge himself with the patient and then ultimately treat his disorder.

The major differences between a psychiatrist, psychologist and a therapist:

Psychiatrist, Psychologist and Therapist,

Qualification and Training Difference:

  • Education of a Psychiatrist

Psychiatrists are physicians that have specific training in the assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental illnesses. In order to become a psychiatrist in Dubai, students first earn an undergraduate degree in medical university.

After finishing their medical training, they also complete an additional four years of residency training in mental health. This residency often involves working in the psychiatric hospital Dubai. They also work with a wide variety of patients ranging from children to adults who may have behavioral problems, emotional difficulties, or some sort of psychiatric disorder.

  • Education and Training of a Psychologist:

Psychologists must obtain a doctoral degree, which can take up to four or six years. Throughout their education, psychologists study personality development, the history of psychological problems and the science of psychological research. Graduate school provides careful preparation for a career in psychology by teaching students how to diagnose mental and emotional disorders in varying situations.

After graduate school, psychology students are required to complete an internship that can last one to two years. 

  • Training of a Therapist:

A therapist is a person who is being trained specifically for mental patients. Special training is being done for a therapist in which they are taught to do their therapies and that when, how and what kind of therapy is needed for respective issue. All of this is included in the training session of a therapist.

Treatment and Medication Difference:

 

  • Treatment Method of a Psychiatrist:

As psychiatrist in Dubai usually being taught as medical doctors, they can prescribe medications, and they spend much of their time with patients on medication management as a course of treatment. Psychiatrists tend to treat people who need their medical, psychological and social needs considered in psychiatry hospital Dubai. These people can provide with a wide range of treatments in the field of human physic and behavioral sciences.

  • Treatment Procedure of a Psychologist:

Psychologists are more likely to see people with conditions that can be helped effectively with psychological treatments. This might include behavioral problems, learning difficulties, depression and anxiety.

Psychologists focus extensively on psychotherapy exercises and treating emotional and mental suffering in patients with behavioral intervention. Psychologists are also qualified to conduct psychological testing, which is critical in assessing a person’s mental state and determining the most effective course of treatment.

  • Treatment and Therapies of a Therapist:

Psychologists focus extensively on psychotherapy and treating emotional and mental suffering in patients with behavioral intervention. Psychologists are also qualified to conduct psychological testing, which is critical in assessing a person’s mental state and determining the most effective course of treatment.

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