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Psychiatry

Psychiatrists are concerned with the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of mental and emotional disorders. Although many psychiatrists are generalists, there are different models of treatment - for example, individual or group therapy, a behavioral or psychoanalytic focus.

Values & Personality Traits of Physicians in Psychiatry

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Specialists Value
  • Achievement
  • Independence
  • Working with my mind
  • Working with people
Specialists do not value
  • Feedback from others
  • Good income
  • Working with my hands

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Dr. Ahmed Hankir MBChB PGCert (Psychiatry) PGCert (Epidemiology) is a specialty trainee in psychiatry in the National Health Service (UK), an Associate Professor of Psychiatry with the Carrick Institute for Graduate Studies (USA), and a Senior Research Fellow for the Bedfordshire Centre for Mental......MORE >

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

The American Psychiatric Association
The American Psychiatric Association, founded in 1844, is the world's largest psychiatric organization. It is a medical specialty society representing more than 33,000 psychiatric physicians from the United States and around the world.... MORE >

The American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
Between 7 and 12 million American youth suffer from mental, behavioral, or developmental disorders at any given time. The AACAP (American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry) is the leading national professional medical association dedicated to treating and improving the quality of life for...... MORE >


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