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Distinguishing Between Terms Beginning with the Letters, Psychology :  the scientific study of behavior and mental  processes.  “Scientific” means. ..     beliefs are based on empirical  evidence—careful,  systematic observations. Psychiatry :  the branch of medicine concerned with the  diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders.   Most similar to clinical psychology. Psychotherapy : the treatment of psychological disorders  using psychological rather than biological methods. Psychoanalysis :  a field introduced by Sigmund Freud  consisting of a theory of personality and a method of  psychotherapy; emphasizes the unconscious mind.      P S Y C H
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Some Specialty Areas Within Psychology Clinical Psychology :  concerned with the diagnosis and  treatment of relatively severe mental and behavioral  disorders. Counseling Psychology
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