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Psychiatry Psychiatry is closely related to psychology, but is different because it is a specialization in medicine which hopes to understand and cure medical disease. The practice of psychiatry requires a MD. Psychiatry deals with the diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of mental illness s. Between 10 and 25 percent of the U.S. population suffer from a mental disorder. Specialties include child, forensic, military, mental retardation, drug abuse, aging, industrial, and suicide. Psychiatry often attempts to heal via prescriptive
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Unformatted text preview: drugs. Psychological Abstracts Subject Codes The codes used here are another way of looking at the various fields or sub disciplines of psychology: General Psychometrics Experimental human Experimental animal Physiological Physiological intervention Communication systems Developmental Social processes and issues Experimental social Personality Physical and psychological disorders Treatment and prevention Professional personnel Educational Applied...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PSY PSY2012 taught by Professor Scheff during the Fall '09 term at Broward College.

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