Psychotherapy To Treat Mental Illness

What role does the psychiatrist play in mental health therapy?

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  • A psychiatrist is a qualified mental health practitioner. They are osteopathy or medical doctors who have at least four years of psychiatric training after graduation from medical school. They can prescribe drugs and practice psychotherapy. You might need to consult a psychiatrist if you suffer from a severe mental illness.

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