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A psychiatrist is a doctor that specialises in mental health.
They treat conditions such as depression, anxiety, OCD, substance
misuse disorder and other psychological conditions.
Psychiatrists offer a broad range of treatments:
General Medical Care in relation to mental health
Psychological treatments like psychotherapy
Brain stimulation such as TMS or ECT
Both psychiatrists and psychologists understand the brain and emotions.The primary difference between a psychiatrist and a psychologist, is a psychiatrist will go to medical school and become a medical doctor. They can prescribe medication and other treatments such as TMS or ECT. A psychologist cannot prescribe medication. The primarily focuses on psychological therapy.
Went to medical school and is a doctor
Can prescribe medication
Helps diagnose and set a treatment plan for mental health disorders
Went to university to study psychology
Cannot prescribe medication
Treats mental health disorders with psychotherapy