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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 01-09-2012, 06:32 PM Thread Starter
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what is a psychologist??


I when to the doctors today and he didn't do much but ask me what kind of anxiety I was feeling, then he gave me a number to a psychologist.........Could someone give me some insight?????? And what is a psychologist and what do they do?*???
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A psychologist is a professional who provides counseling services related to mental health issues, mainly in the form of talk therapy. If you are in need of medication they will usually recommend a psychiatrist who is an MD and will be able to evaluate your situation and prescribe the appropriate meds.

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Pretty much like a psychiatrist but they aren't MDs and they can't prescribe drugs.

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