psychiatry vs psychology

psychiatry psychology


  • 1) medicine The branch of medicine that subjectively diagnoses, treats, and studies mental illness and behavioural conditions.
  • 2) The branch of medicine that deals with the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of mental and emotional disorders.
  • 3) The treatment of mental diseases.


  • 1) uncountable The study of animal behavior.
  • 2) uncountable The study of the human mind.
  • 3) uncountable The study of human behavior.
  • 4) countable The mental, emotional, and behavioral characteristics pertaining to a specified person, group, or activity.
  • 5) Subtle tactical action or argument used to manipulate or influence another.
  • 6) Philosophy The branch of metaphysics that studies the soul, the mind, and the relationship of life and mind to the functions of the body.
  • 7) The emotional and behavioral characteristics of an individual, group, or activity.
  • 8) The science that deals with mental processes and behavior.
  • 9) The science of the human soul; specifically, the systematic or scientific knowledge of the powers and functions of the human soul, so far as they are known by consciousness; a treatise on the human soul.
  • 10) the science of mental life
  • 11) The science of the products of the mental life in the human race at large; same as folk psychology .
  • 12) Race psychology; the differential psychology of species and races, whether human or sub-human.
  • 13) The science of the individual mind as conditioned, in its functions and development, by other minds; the psychology of the social factor in its influence upon the individual mind.
  • 14) The psychology and psychogenesis of the human mind.
  • 15) The special psychology of any single group of living things: a common term for folk psychology, professional psychology, race psychology, ethnic psychology, psychology of peoples, etc.
  • 16) The science of the phenomena of mind; mental science.


  • 1) These figures raise difficult questions for modern psychiatry.
  • 2) His assessments were relied upon as the gold standard in the field of forensic psychiatry.
  • 3) Forensic psychiatry deals with those patients who have committed offences while ill.
  • 4) That modern psychiatry doesn't work.
  • 5) The book's theoretical impact is equally obvious: it calls into question the scientific status not only of classical but also of modern psychiatry.
  • 6) Up next, my interview with a scientologist whose organization investigates what they call psychiatry -- psychiatric abuses.
  • 7) And this is what got Rush into what we know as psychiatry, the idea of treating these people as organically ill, as well as, you know, psychologically ill.
  • 8) Just as in the rest of medicine -- cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, etc., the field of psychiatry is ever changing and our knowledge base is rapidly expanding.
  • 9) Antipsychiatric personality disorder: persons who believe and vehemently argue that modern psychiatry is all wrong and use very selective examination of evidence to support that view.
  • 10) Collaborating with a multidisciplinary team of clinical and school psychologists, teachers, school counselors and school social workers, fellows in psychiatry, and psychology graduate students
  • 11) He appears to have no understanding of the differences among subtypes of depression and makes claims that any physician with a halfway decent background in psychiatry would find absurd.
  • 12) ‘Treatment of psychiatry is not altering the biochemistry of the brain, it's also healing the soul.’
  • 13) ‘In modern psychiatry ECT and psychosurgery are used in a much more discriminate and refined manner.’
  • 14) ‘The Jungian approach to treatment is, again, very different from conventional psychiatry.’
  • 15) ‘One of the real tasks in psychiatry is to be able to sit with and experience people in their entirety, and not as a set of boxes.’
  • 16) ‘However, there is a clear conflation of psychiatry / medicine with basic biology.’
  • 17) ‘They entered psychology or psychiatry with an interest in understanding people's behaviour.’
  • 18) ‘Psychology may have little to gain but much to lose in becoming more like psychiatry.’
  • 19) ‘Science is sometimes an art, and psychiatry I would say is as much an art as it is a science.’
  • 20) ‘Psychotherapy may be in conflict with biomedical psychiatry in its conceptualisation of mental illness.’
  • 21) ‘Hypochondria today lies in the domain of psychology and psychiatry.’
  • 22) ‘Joze was a leading figure in the field of psychiatry of learning disability.’
  • 23) ‘Community psychiatry is the victim of too many strong opinions.’
  • 24) ‘Like every other medical science, psychiatry is there to help people, and is built around the scientific method.’
  • 25) ‘Biological psychiatry and psychology need to rediscover the question of cure.’
  • 26) ‘In psychiatry different paradigms and approaches to treatment are hotly contested.’
  • 27) ‘Freud, the father of psychiatry believed that there is a competition between a son and a father.’
  • 28) ‘My interest in psychiatry didn't begin with an interest in brain biology.’
  • 29) ‘American psychiatry is said to have changed from blaming the mother to blaming the brain.’
  • 30) ‘In this country, we fear psychiatry and we fear that it is the peddling ground for pharmaceutical giants.’
  • 31) ‘If psychiatry is to move forward it is necessary, but not sufficient, to resist state coercion and to listen to patients.’


  • 1) I'd driven from Tuscaloosa to interview several prisoners as part of my master's in psychology.
  • 2) The word "psychology" comes from the Greek word psyche meaning "breath, spirit, soul", and the Greek word logia meaning the study of something.
  • 3) His Ph.D. in psychology is in research methodology.
  • 4) He had a bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of Albany.
  • 5) Karen Daniels has her M.A. in psychology, is an author, mom, creativity lecturer, and online content specialist who writes Zen Copy, a blog which promotes creative growth and achieving success through effective online writing.
  • 6) Mark Stonger received his B.S. in psychology from the University of Kansas.
  • 7) He said that the current trend in psychology is not to focus on trauma or the unearthing of psychic ghosts, but to explore peak experiences and how human beings can live optimal lives.
  • 8) ‘He studied Jungian and transpersonal psychology and took a special interest in allergic diseases.’
  • 9) ‘These researchers draw their inspiration from the discipline of psychology and study behaviour in a quite detailed way.’
  • 10) ‘Qualitative inquiry embeds psychology in rich contexts of history, society, and culture.’
  • 11) ‘He was so impressed that he went on to study psychology, neuro-linguistic programming and hypnotism.’
  • 12) ‘How can we benefit from an understanding of cognitive science and evolutionary psychology?’
  • 13) ‘Memetics is a scientific theory unifying biology, psychology, and cognitive science.’
  • 14) ‘Hedonic psychology is the study of pleasant and unpleasant experiences.’
  • 15) ‘Priming paradigms are heavily used in many areas of cognitive psychology.’
  • 16) ‘The next section of the book focuses on clinical applications of psychology in criminal matters.’
  • 17) ‘She is senior editor of health psychology for the journal Social Science and Medicine.’
  • 18) ‘Seligman's learned optimism is grounded primarily in the cognitive model of psychology.’
  • 19) ‘Perhaps the other area of psychological science most relevant to camps is behavioral psychology.’
  • 20) ‘I never did become a doctor, eventually studying physiology, psychology and philosophy at Oxford.’
  • 21) ‘He was going to study psychology and then counseling at some Christian school in Virginia.’
  • 22) ‘I would definitely recommend this book to students studying legal psychology as well as criminology.’
  • 23) ‘He'd learnt in psychology that parental behaviour had a strong impact on the subconscious.’
  • 24) ‘The field of psychology should be articulating a broad vision of human beings not a reductive fragmentary one.’
  • 25) ‘There is a subdiscipline of psychology devoted to the study of individual differences, too.’
  • 26) ‘However he is more famous for his subsequent studies on reflexes and for laying the foundations of the field of behavioural psychology.’
  • 27) ‘In seven schools, students were required to study only psychology and multiculturalism.’
  • 28) ‘The election, he must remind voters, is really about something more than the personalities, and the psychologies, of the two major candidates.’
  • 29) ‘This is an extraordinarily complex topic that has its roots in history, the global economy, the failure of diplomacy and the psychologies of the people involved.’
  • 30) ‘While many movies attempt to imitate the personal psychologies of cops and criminals, Dark Blue hits closer to the mark than most.’
  • 31) ‘Appealing to the differing psychologies, motivations, communications preferences and needs of individual daters is fundamental; bringing together like-minded individuals is the key to longevity.’
  • 32) ‘Belarussian cinematography tends to focus on heroic and romantic genres, as well as the psychology of characters.’
  • 33) ‘As with her use of subtext, Griffith is quite modern in her use of setting to shed light on the psychology of her characters.’
  • 34) ‘There are long biographical interludes on the major figures, but no sustained attempt to convey the psychology of the individuals.’
  • 35) ‘Puthenveed has analysed the psychology of most the biblical characters.’
  • 36) ‘The toughest thing was finding a physicality, a psychology, a voice, for the character.’
  • 37) ‘It comes back to the psychology of investors or people in general - everyone likes to back a winner and steer clear of a loser.’
  • 38) ‘The hardest thing about playing Julie was dealing with the psychology of her fractured persona.’
  • 39) ‘Cannington had stopped writing and was intrigued by the psychology and shift of temperament.’
  • 40) ‘Both of us are big sports fans and fascinated by the psychology of the people who rise to the top in sports management.’
  • 41) ‘He has interesting insights on the psychology of people drawn to this kind of procedure.’
  • 42) ‘Carlyle warms to his next theme: exploring the psychology and inner world of his character.’
  • 43) ‘That's the difference between having ideas about what people do and really knowing the psychology from the inside.’
  • 44) ‘Nevertheless, an understanding of psychological types opens the way to a better understanding of human psychology in general.’
  • 45) ‘One of Alistair's main fascinations is human psychology and its role in sustaining an illusion.’
  • 46) ‘Plato and the Stoics see Medea in terms of very different accounts of human psychology and the emotions.’
  • 47) ‘In human psychology, paranoid aggression is usually an indicator of nervous insecurity.’
  • 48) ‘He wittily captures the psychology of the situation without actually showing many of the faces.’
  • 49) ‘The fact that he is red-green color blind prompted an interest in optics and the psychology of vision.’
  • 50) ‘It may help you to increase your sales by understanding the psychology of purchasing and your part in that process.’
  • 51) ‘If we understand the psychology of job loss, we usually have an easier time adjusting to it and moving on with our lives.’
  • 52) ‘Few people understand the psychology of dealing with a highway traffic cop.’

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