What Do Different Psychiatry Professionals Do?
Psychiatry is the field of medicine concerned with the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of psychological, social and emotional disorders. A psychiatrist is usually a licensed medical doctor (a D.O. or M.D.) who specializes in mental illness, which includes substance abuse disorders.
Today, psychiatrists often treat patients with many different types of psychotherapy, such as cognitive therapy, interpersonal therapy, and psychodynamic therapy, or psychodynamic psychotherapy. Cognitive therapy helps patients think, feel, and act rationally and without feeling guilty.… Read more